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Genus Sitophagus

Sitophagus hololeptoides (Laporte) - Sitophagus hololeptoides - male Sitophagus hololeptoides (Laporte) - Sitophagus hololeptoides - female Sitophagus hololeptoides (Laporte) - Sitophagus hololeptoides - female Sitophagus hololeptoides (Laporte) - Sitophagus hololeptoides - female Teneb - Sitophagus alveolatus - male
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Tenebrionidae (Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Diaperinae
Tribe Diaperini
Subtribe Adelinina
Genus Sitophagus
Explanation of Names
Sitophagus Mulsant 1854
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1)
Range
S. alveolatus AZ
S. hololeptoides se. US to Central America and Antilles
"I don't find any records of it outside the Americas so not sure if 'cosmopolitan' is correct." (Warren Steiner, pers. comm. to =v= 23.vi.10)
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.