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Species Brachysomus echinatus

Brachysomus echinatus (Bonsdorff) - Brachysomus echinatus Brachysomus echinatus (Bonsdorff) - Brachysomus echinatus Brachysomus echinatus (Bonsdorff) - Brachysomus echinatus Weevil from  MN - Brachysomus echinatus Curculionidae - Brachysomus echinatus Curculionidae - Brachysomus echinatus
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 Sciaphilini
Genus Brachysomus
Species echinatus (Brachysomus echinatus)
Explanation of Names
Brachysomus echinatus (Bonsdorff 1785)
Size
2.0-3.0 mm(1)
Range
common over much of Europe; adventive in our area, occurs in ne. NA (NF-MN)(2)
Works Cited
1.Insects and Arachnids of Canada Series, Part 25. Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Entiminae.
Donald E. Bright, Patrice Bouchard. 2008. 2008. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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.