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Species Cathormiocerus aristatus

Weevil - Cathormiocerus aristatus Curculionidae: Trachyphloeus aristatus? - Cathormiocerus aristatus weevil - Cathormiocerus aristatus Curculionid - Cathormiocerus aristatus mysterious weevil - Cathormiocerus aristatus Snout weevil - Cathormiocerus aristatus Weevil - Cathormiocerus aristatus Beetle 2-3mm - Cathormiocerus aristatus
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 Entiminae (Broad-nosed Weevils)
Tribe Trachyphloeini
Genus Cathormiocerus
Species aristatus (Cathormiocerus aristatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trachyphloeus aristatus (Gyllenhal 1827)
Explanation of Names
current combination per (1)
Suberect spatulate scale-like "setae" (lacking in the smilar Calyptillus) that are longer and denser than in other "Trachyphloeus" found in our area
Native to Europe, adventive in our area (recorded from WI, AB, ON)
Recently emerged specimens are clean and they get dirty and coated with a mix of soil and secretions as they age.