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Species Trachyphloeus aristatus

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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 Entiminae (Broad-nosed Weevils)
Tribe Trachyphloeini
Genus Trachyphloeus
Species aristatus (Trachyphloeus aristatus)
Identification
Suberect spatulate scale-like "setae". These are lacking in Calyptillus, which it resembles.
Range
Nonnative species from Europe; recorded from WI, AB, ON
Remarks
Recently emerged specimens are clean and they get dirty and coated with a mix of soil and secretions as they age.