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Species Conotrachelus posticatus

Beetle - Conotrachelus posticatus Conotrachelus? - Conotrachelus posticatus curculionid - Conotrachelus posticatus weevil - Conotrachelus posticatus Weevil? - Conotrachelus posticatus Something near Conotrachelus? - Conotrachelus posticatus Weevil - Conotrachelus posticatus weevil - Conotrachelus posticatus
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 Molytinae
Tribe Conotrachelini
Genus Conotrachelus
Species posticatus (Conotrachelus posticatus)
Explanation of Names
Conotrachelus posticatus Boheman 1837
Size
3.7-5.0 mm(1)
Range
e. NA (NS-ON-MN to FL-TX) to Panama(2)(3)
Food
hosts: Quercus (larvae in acorns)(2)