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Genus Cionus

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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 Curculioninae
Tribe Cionini
Genus Cionus
Explanation of Names
Cionus Clairville 1798
Numbers
represented in our area by a single adventive sp.(1); moderate-size Palearctic genus
Range
Palearctic
Food
in Europe, associated with various Scrophulariaceae and Carduus (Asteraceae)(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.Wild plants and their associated insects in the Palearctic Region, primarily Europe and the Middle East
Campobasso G., Colonnelli E., Knutson L., Terragitti G., Cristofaro M., eds. 1999. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, ARS–147.