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Tribe Ceutorhynchini

weevil on wild mustard - Ceutorhynchus omissus small weevil - Nedyus apicalis Ceutorhynchus americanus - male - female Weevil - Ceutorhynchus erysimi Weevil beetle - Ceutorhynchus oregonensis small weevil - Ceutorhynchus typhae - female Beetle - Microplontus campestris weevil beetle - Microplontus campestris
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 Ceutorhynchinae (Minute Seed Weevils)
Tribe Ceutorhynchini
Numbers
by far the largest tribe of the subfamily, with ca. 90 spp. in 15 genera (of which ~70 spp. of Ceutorhynchus) in our area (incl. 6 non-native genera)(1) and almost 900 spp. in 80 genera worldwide (>300 Ceutorhynchus spp.)(2)
Range
throughout NA and most of the world
Food
hosts include a dozen herbaceous plant families, notably Cruciferae (=Brassicaceae) and Asteraceae(1)
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.Catalogue of Ceutorhynchinae of the world, with a key to genera (Insecta Coleoptera Curculionidae)
Colonnelli E. 2004. Argania Editio, Barcelona. 124 pp.