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Genus Nicentrus

Nicentrus decipiens (LeConte) - Nicentrus decipiens Nicentrus decipiens (LeConte) - Nicentrus decipiens Weevil - Nicentrus saccharinus beetle - Nicentrus lecontei Nicentrus decipiens (LeConte) - Nicentrus decipiens Nicentrus lecontei beetle - Nicentrus decipiens weevils - Nicentrus - male - female
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 Baridinae (Flower Weevils)
Tribe Apostasimerini
Genus Nicentrus
Explanation of Names
Nicentrus Casey 1892
Numbers
20 spp. in our area, many of questionable validity(1)
Range
e. US to TX & AZ(1)
Habitat
adults often on flowers (esp. Asteraceae) in various habitats(1)
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.