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Genus Acalles

curculionid - Acalles weevil - Acalles indigens Weevil - Acalles carinatus Acalles costifer LeConte - Acalles costifer Acalles carinatus Acalles carinatus weevil - Acalles carinatus Cophes oblongus? - Acalles clavatus
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 Cryptorhynchinae (Hidden Snout Weevils)
Tribe Cryptorhynchini
Subtribe Tylodina
Genus Acalles
Explanation of Names
Acalles Schönherr 1825
Numbers
12 spp. in our area(1); a large and likely artificial genus(2)
Range
much of the world(2); in our area, e. NA & so. US west to AZ in the south(1)
Habitat
leaf litter, dead branches/vines(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.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.