Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Species Barypeithes pellucidus - Hairy Spider Weevil

sticky escape - Barypeithes pellucidus beetle - Barypeithes pellucidus Small Black Beetle - Barypeithes pellucidus Coleoptera - Barypeithes pellucidus Hairy brown beetle - Barypeithes pellucidus Very Tiny Weevil - Barypeithes pellucidus Curculionidae, lateral - Barypeithes pellucidus Curculionidae, head - Barypeithes pellucidus
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 Entiminae (Broad-nosed Weevils)
Tribe Sciaphilini
Genus Barypeithes
Species pellucidus (Hairy Spider Weevil)
Other Common Names
Juniper Root Weevil, Hairy Broad-nosed Weevil
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Exomias pellucidus
Explanation of Names
Barypeithes pellucidus (Boheman 1834)
3.0-3.6 mm(1)
native to Europe, adventive and widespread in NA (introduced ca. 1886) throughout so. Canada and the US(2)
polyphagous; pest of raspberries in BC and of strawberries in Europe(2)
Internet References
Fact sheet (Rosetta 2012)(3)
Works Cited
1.Weevils of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Nemonychidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae, Ithyceridae, and Curculionidae).
Janet C. Ciegler. 2010. Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. 276 pp.
2.Insects and Arachnids of Canada Series, Part 25. Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Entiminae.
Donald E. Bright, Patrice Bouchard. 2008. 2008. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
3.Pacific Northwest Nursery IPM Website