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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Grypus

Grypus equiseti (Fabricius) - Grypus equiseti - male Grypus equiseti (Fabricius) - Grypus equiseti - male Unknown Weevil - Grypus equiseti Grypus equiseti ND weevil - Grypus equiseti Snout beetle - Grypus equiseti Weevil beetle - Grypus equiseti Weevil beetle - Grypus equiseti
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 Brachyceridae
Subfamily Erirhininae (Marsh Weevils)
Subtribe Erirhinina
Genus Grypus
Explanation of Names
Grypus Germar 1817
3 spp. in our area(1)
Holarctic; across Canada and n. US south to NY-CO-CA(1)(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 catalog of Coleoptera of America north of Mexico. Curculionidae: Erirhininae
O'Brien C.W., Anderson D.M. 1996. USDA Agriculture handbook no. 529-143f. 40 pp.