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Subfamily Hyperinae - Clover and Alfalfa Weevils

Green Metallic Weevil - Hypera nigrirostris A pair of weevils - Hypera rumicis beetle - Donus zoilus Hypera postica (Gyllenhal) - Hypera postica Weevil IMG_3966 - Donus zoilus Weevil - Hypera nigrirostris weevil - Coniatus splendidulus Weevil - 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 (Clover and Alfalfa Weevils)
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.