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Species Anthonomus ligatus

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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 Curculioninae
Tribe Anthonomini
Genus Anthonomus
No Taxon (subgenus Cnemocyllus)
Species ligatus (Anthonomus ligatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anthonomus ligatus Dietz 1891
Explanation of Names
ligat (L). 'bound, tied' (1)
Size
2.3-3.0 mm (2)
Identification
distinguished by the slender body, the generally distinct mid-dorsal and posterolateral elytral maculae, the broadly curved metatibia and large, oblique metatibial mucro in males (2)
Range
sw US (CA-TX-UT) / Mex. (2)
Season
Common in fall (H.R. Burke, pers. comm., 2012 to MAQ)
Food
Chloracantha spinosa (Asteraceae) (2)
Remarks
Type Locality: Arizona
Print References
Dietz, W.G. 1891. Revision of the genera and species of Anthonomini inhabiting North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 18: 177-276.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Revision of the subgenus Cnemocyllus Dietz of the weevil genus Anthonomus Germar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Anthonomini)
Wayne E. Clark and Horace R. Burke. 2005. INSECTA MUNDI, Vol. 19, No. 1-2: 1-54.