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Subfamily Hyperinae

Black-beaked Green Weevil - Hypera nigrirostris weevil on cup-plant - Hypera paludicola Hypera postica  - Hypera postica Clover Leaf Weevil - Donus zoilus Clover Leaf Weevil - Donus zoilus Alfalfa weevil? - Hypera postica Egyptian Alfalfa Weevil? - Hypera brunnipennis Weevil on blue dick - Hypera
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 Hyperinae
Explanation of Names
Hyperinae Marseul 1863
Numbers
2 tribes with 36 genera total, of which only Hyperini is represented in NA(1); many spp. in NA are adventive or introduced from Eurasia
Range
mostly Old World: Hyperini mostly Palaearctic (esp. diverse in Asia); Cepurini, worldwide but mostly tropical(1)
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.