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Genus Lachnopus

Weevil (1) - Lachnopus floridanus Weevil (1) - Lachnopus floridanus Lachnopus floridanus Lachnopus floridanus
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 Entiminae (Broad-nosed Weevils)
Tribe Geonemini
Genus Lachnopus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Menoetius Dejean 1821 [suppressed for priority]
Explanation of Names
Lachnopus Schönherr 1840
Numbers
3 spp. recorded in our area, of which only one native (the other two not confirmed established)(1)
Range
in our area, so. FL only(1); the two adventive spp. are native to Cuba(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 Distributional Checklist of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida