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Genus Rhinusa

Weevil - Rhinusa antirrhini Weevil Beetle  - Rhinusa antirrhini the cutest weevil, dorsal - Rhinusa tetra Weevil beetle - Rhinusa tetra European Curculionid Weevil - Rhinusa tetra Weevil - Rhinusa tetra European Curculionid Weevil - Rhinusa tetra CURCULIONIDAE   European Curculionid Weevil   Rhinusa tetra - Rhinusa antirrhini
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 Mecinini
Genus Rhinusa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated as a subgen. of Gymnetron Schonherr
Explanation of Names
Rhinusa Stephens 1829
5 spp. in our area, all adventive(1)(2) (Rh. neta
Front coxae touching (difference from Cleopomiarus)
Images of all the spp. present in NA here and here
all our spp. are native to Europe, adventive in NA and now occur across Canada and the US (scattered records)
various Scrophulariaceae (including Yellow and Dalmatian Toadflax); usually specialize on one or a few closely related host species
Internet References
Journal of Insect Biodiversity. Rhinusa Stephens: a taxonomic revision of the species belonging to the R. tetra and R. bipustulata groups (Coleoptera Curculionidae) Article (PDF Available)  in Journal of Insect Biodiversity 2(19):1-46 · October 2014 with 130 Reads DOI: 10.12976/jib/2014.2.19
Works Cited
1.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.
2.The weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, II: New records from Nova Scotia...
C.G. Majka, R.S. Anderson, & D.B. McCorquodale. 2007. The Canadian Entomologist 139: 397–442.