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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Phyllotrox

Phyllotrox ferrugineus ??? - Phyllotrox ferrugineus tiny weevil on my hand - Phyllotrox ferrugineus beetle 61 - Phyllotrox Phyllotrox ferrugineus Phyllotrox ferrugineus Small weevil - Phyllotrox Small weevil - Phyllotrox small weevil March 30 - Phyllotrox ferrugineus
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 Curculioninae
Tribe Derelomini
Genus Phyllotrox
Explanation of Names
Phyllotrox Schönherr 1843
7 spp. in our area(1)
6 spp. in w. US, Ph. ferrugineus is eastern, and Ph. nubifer ranges east into OH-KY(2)
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.
2.A catalog of Coleoptera of America north of Mexico. Curculionidae: Erirhininae
O'Brien C.W., Anderson D.M. 1996. USDA Agriculture handbook no. 529-143f. 40 pp.