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Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea, excluding Scolytinae and Platypodinae) of the Yukon
By Anderson R.S.
In: Danks H.V., Downes J.A. (Eds.), Insects of the Yukon. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods), Ottawa: 523–5, 1997
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Detailed accounts of 65 spp. (distribution, habitats, host plants) with general insight into the composition and origins of the boreal NA weevil fauna.

Weevils of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Nemonychidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae, Ithyceridae, and Curculionidae).
By Janet C. Ciegler.
Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. 276 pp., 2010
Ciegler, J. C. 2010. Weevils of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Nemonychidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae, Ithyceridae, and Curculionidae). Biota of South Carolina. Vol. 6. Clemson University, Clemson, S. C. 276 pp.

This book contains keys, descriptions, drawings, and photographs of 522 species of weevils found or likely to occur in South Carolina, USA (exclusive of Scolytinae and Apioninae).

Appendices include host plants, new state records, aquatic and semiaquatic forms.

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Weevils attacking fruit trees in Washington
By E.H. Beers et al.
Proceedings of the 77th Annual Western Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA, 2003
This helpful source of rather general import provides a comprehensive list of Curculionidae (50 spp.) known to attack tree fruits in North America, including host plant records, economic importance, common names, etc., as well as 22 quality photographs of various weevil spp. and host damage.
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Insects and Arachnids of Canada Series, Part 25. Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Entiminae.
By Donald E. Bright, Patrice Bouchard. 2008.
NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 2008
Bright, D.E. & P. Bouchard. 2008. Insects and Arachnids of Canada Series, Part 25. Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Entiminae. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 327 pp.

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The Insects and Arachnids of Canada Series, Part 25, focuses on a group of Canadian and Alaskan weevils in the subfamily Entiminae. Several species of this broad-nosed weevil subfamily are detrimental to agriculture and forestry. This handbook provides information about 49 genera and 123 species. It includes a key to the subfamilies of the Canadian Curculionidae, a key to the genera of Entiminae, and keys to the species in each genus, where required. The volume describes each species, with observations on weevil biology and host plants, and provides maps illustrating species distribution.

Weevils of Kansas - A Manual for Identification
By Glenn Arthur Salsbury
Private/Self, 2000
Detailed keys and black & white habitus photographs for each of the over 500 weevil species known in Kansas. Limited first edition (2000) is spiral-bound 656 pages; possible subsequent revisions?

Rhynchophora or weevils of North Eastern America
By Blatchley and Leng.
Nature Publishing Co., Indianapolis, Indiana. 682 pp., 1916
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Willis Stanley Blatchley, Charles William Leng. 1916. Rhynchophora or weevils of North Eastern America. Nature Publishing Co., Indianapolis, Indiana. 682 pp.

This work was begun by the senior author, W. S. Blatchley, as a continuation or supplement to his "Coleoptera or Beetles of Indiana,'' published in 1910. After about one-third of the manuscript had been completed the junior author. Chas. W. Leng, wrote that he had a similar work in progress on the Atlantic Coast species of Rhynchophora and proposed that the two works be combined and the geographical scope enlarged so as to include the United States and Canada east of the Mississippi River. After due consideration the arrangement of a joint authorship was agreed upon, the works as begun were merged, enlarged and mostly rewritten, and the book as issued is the result.

Phylogenomic data yield new and robust insights into the phylogeny and evolution of weevils
By Shin S, Clarke DJ, Lemmon AR, Moriarty Lemmon E, Aitken AL, Haddad S, Farrell BD, Marvaldi AE, Oberprieler RG, McKenna DD
Mol. biol. evol. 35: 823-836, 2017

New Curculionoidea (Coleoptera) records for Quebec, Canada
By de Tonnancour P., Anderson R.S., Bouchard P., Chantal C., Dumont S., Vigneault R.
Zookeys 681: 95-117, 2017