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Genus Brachyderes

Reindeer-faced Weevil - Brachyderes incanus Reindeer-faced Weevil - Brachyderes incanus Reindeer-faced Weevil - Brachyderes incanus Reindeer-faced Weevil - Brachyderes incanus Reindeer-faced Weevil - Brachyderes incanus Reindeer-faced Weevil - Brachyderes incanus Beetle - Brachyderes incanus Entiminae - Brachyderes incanus
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 Brachyderini
Genus Brachyderes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Thylacites Germar 1817 [suppressed for priority]
Explanation of Names
Brachyderes Schoenherr 1823
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area(1), over 70 total
Range
w. Palaearctic to C. Asia(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 world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.