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Species Magdalis barbicornis

Black and brown beetle - Magdalis barbicornis - male Male - Magdalis barbicornis - male Magdalis - Magdalis barbicornis Magdalis - Magdalis barbicornis
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 Mesoptiliinae
Tribe Magdalidini (Wedge-shaped Bark Weevils)
Genus Magdalis
Species barbicornis (Magdalis barbicornis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Magdalis barbicornis (Latreille)
Orig. Comb: Rhina barbicornis Latreille 1804
ne. US (CT-PA) & CA. Recorded from e. US in 1909, first reported for CA based on this BG photo; specimens subsequently found in collections confirm its presence in CA since 1975(1)
hosts: hawthorn (Crataegus) and other Rosaceae(1)
the only adventive NA sp. of the genus(2); apparently not a serious pest(1)
Works Cited
1.Magdalis barbicornis (Latreille) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Mesoptiliinae) in California, U.S.A.
Anderson R.S., Cline A.R. 2011. The Coleopterists Bulletin 65: 80-81.
2.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.