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Tribe Hylobiini - Pine Weevils

Snout Beetle - Pachylobius picivorus Pachylobius picivorus Weevil - Hylobius pales Hylobius transversovittatus Pales Weevil - Hylobius pales - female Weevil - Hylobius pales Weevil - Pachylobius picivorus Pachylobius picivorus? - Pachylobius picivorus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Molytinae
Tribe Hylobiini (Pine Weevils)
Explanation of Names
Hylobiini Kirby 1837
6 genera in our area(1) (all in subtr. Hylobiina), ~50 genera in 2 subtribes total(2)
worldwide, but 32 genera are in the New World only (vast majority neotropical), 12 occur in the Oriental Region (incl. 7 endemic), 5-6 in each Afrotropical (3 endemic), Australasian (3 endemic), and Palaearctic (1 endemic) regions; only the subtr. Hylobiina is represented in the Old World(2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.