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Genus Dorytomus

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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 Curculioninae
Tribe Ellescini
Genus Dorytomus
Other Common Names
Willow Weevil
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dorytomus Germar 1817
taxonomic changes in(1), revision in(2)
21 spp. in our area(3)
across NA and the Holarctic(3)
associated with Salix and Populus (willow, poplar and aspen; Salicaceae)
Life Cycle
Larvae feed in catkins; one develops in sawfly galls in willow stems(3)
our only representative of the subtribe Dorytomina Bedel 1886(4)
Works Cited
1.Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies...
O'Brien C.W., Wibmer G.J. 1982. Mem. Am. Ent. Inst. 34: x+382 pp.
2.A taxonomic revision of the weevil genus Dorytomus in North America (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
O'Brien C.W. 1970. Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 60: 1-80.
3.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
4.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.