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Subspecies Peltophorus polymitus suffusus

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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 Conoderinae
Tribe Zygopini (Twig and Stem Weevils)
Genus Peltophorus
Species polymitus (Peltophorus polymitus)
Subspecies suffusus (Peltophorus polymitus suffusus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Peltophorus polymitus suffusus (Casey)
Orig. Comb: Barinus suffusus Casey 1892
Range
w. TX (1)(BG data)
Life Cycle
Larvae develop in the flower stalks of agaves. Adults [move] up and down the stalks and hide in the spiny crown of leaves if disturbed. Long bottle forceps are useful in collecting them. They will fly rapidly if startled while on the flower stalk
… Charles W. O'Brien, 30 June, 2010
Print References
Casey, T.L. 1892. Coleopterological Notices. IV. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 6: 359–712.
Kissinger D.G. (1964) Curculionidae of America north of Mexico. A key to the genera. Taxonomic Publications, South Lancaster, MA. v + 143 pp.
Internet References
Type Info - Smithsonian