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Genus Mesites

Weevil - Mesites subcylindricus - female Weevil - Mesites subcylindricus Mesites - Mesites subcylindricus Mesites - Mesites subcylindricus Mesites subcylindricus Mesites subcylindricus Mesites subcylindricus Mesites subcylindricus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Cossoninae
Tribe Cossonini
Genus Mesites
Explanation of Names
Mesites Schönherr 1838
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, both likely adventive(1); other spp. in the Old World
Range
in our area, Atlantic Coast (NY-FL)(1)
Habitat
our spp. on beach driftwood(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.