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Genus Ampeloglypter

Grape Cane Girdler - Ampeloglypter ampelopsis Grape Cane Girdler - Ampeloglypter ampelopsis Curculionidae, adult - Ampeloglypter ampelopsis Curculionidae, adult - Ampeloglypter ampelopsis Weevil - Ampeloglypter ampelopsis - male Ampeloglypter Weevil - Ampeloglypter ampelopsis Reddish Weevil on Grape vine - Ampeloglypter
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 Baridinae (Flower Weevils)
Tribe Madarini
Genus Ampeloglypter
Explanation of Names
Ampeloglypter LeConte 1876
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 9 spp. total(1)
Range
e. NA to Mesoamerica(1)(2)
Food
associated with Vitis (grapevine, Vitaceae); larvae make stem galls(2)
Print References
(3)
Internet References
Fact sheets: Kentucky (Bessin 2003) | Ohio(4) | New York (Riedl & Taschenberg)(5)
Works Cited
1.Weevils of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Nemonychidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae, Ithyceridae, and Curculionidae).
Janet C. Ciegler. 2010. Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. 276 pp.
2.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.
3.Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs
Solomon, J.D. 1995. USDA Forest Service Agriculture Handbook. 735 pp.
4.Ohio State University Extension fact sheets
5.New York State IPM Program fact sheets