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Genus Anthonomus

Weevil - Anthonomus elongatus weevil - Anthonomus signatus Weevil 17 - Anthonomus corvulus Weevil on Shrubby St. Johnswort - Anthonomus ungularis Anthonomus sp. subgenus Cnemocyllus - Anthonomus Anthonomus - Anthonomus signatus - female Anthonomus Anthonomus albopilosus? Found on Croton capitatus plant (Euphorbiaceae) in the late afternoon - Anthonomus albopilosus
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 Curculioninae
Tribe Anthonomini
Genus Anthonomus
Explanation of Names
Anthonomus Germar 1817
Numbers
110 spp. in our area(1), ~560 worldwide(2)
Range
worldwide, with highest diversity in the Neotropics (~400 spp.), followed by the Nearctic (>120 spp.) and the Palaearctic (~60 spp.); feebly represented elsewhere(2)
Remarks
Some are serious pests (e.g., the Pepper Weevil and Boll Weevil)
Print References
Franklin M.T., Hueppelsheuser T.K., Abram P.K., Bouchard P., Anderson R.S., Gibson G.A.P. (2021) The Eurasian strawberry blossom weevil, Anthonomus rubi (Herbst, 1795), is established in North America. Can. Entomol. 153: 579‒585. (Full text)