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Species Rhinoncus pericarpius

little weevil - Rhinoncus pericarpius weevil - Rhinoncus pericarpius Weevil  - Rhinoncus pericarpius Weevil 2 - Rhinoncus pericarpius weevil - Rhinoncus pericarpius Hemp Weevil - Rhinoncus pericarpius Unknown Weevil - Rhinoncus pericarpius Rhinoncus pericarpus? - Rhinoncus pericarpius
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 Ceutorhynchinae (Minute Seed Weevils)
Tribe Phytobiini
Genus Rhinoncus
Species pericarpius (Rhinoncus pericarpius)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Campylirhynchus pericarpius (Linnaeus 1758)(1)
Explanation of Names
Rhinoncus pericarpius (Linnaeus 1758)
2.5-3.4 mm(2)
native to, and widespread across, the Palaearctic(3), adventive in NA and now widespread across Canada, ne. US & WA(4)
Dock (Rumex spp.); larvae are stem miners
earliest record in our area: MA 1928(4)