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Tribe Hylobiini - Pine Weevils

BG2711 E6602 - Hylobius pales Pitch-Eating Weevil - Pachylobius picivorus Curculionidae - Pachylobius picivorus Beetle sp. - Heilipus apiatus Another Entiminae? - Pachylobius picivorus Hylobius radicis Hylobius pinicola weevil - Pachylobius picivorus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Molytinae
Tribe Hylobiini (Pine Weevils)
Explanation of Names
Hylobiini Kirby 1837
Numbers
6 genera in our area(1) (all in subtr. Hylobiina), ~50 genera in 2 subtribes total(2)
Range
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.