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Species Barypeithes pellucidus - Hairy Spider Weevil

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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 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