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Species Myllocerus undecimpustulatus - Sri Lanka Weevil

Dainty Tiger Beetle (Cicindela lepida) ?? - Myllocerus undecimpustulatus What kind of weevil? - Myllocerus undecimpustulatus Myllocerus undecimpustulatus Epicaerus sp.? - Myllocerus undecimpustulatus Sri Lanka - Myllocerus undecimpustulatus Sri Lanka Weevil - Myllocerus undecimpustulatus White weevil - Myllocerus undecimpustulatus Extraterresterial - Myllocerus undecimpustulatus
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 Cyphicerini (Oriental Broad-nosed Weevils)
Subtribe Myllocerina
Genus Myllocerus
Species undecimpustulatus (Sri Lanka Weevil)
Other Common Names
Yellow-headed Ravenous Weevil
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Myllocerus undatus
similar to Artipus floridanus but has spines on the hind femur and a yellowish tint to the head(1)
native to Sri Lanka, adventive and established in so. FL(1)
in FL, recorded from 55 host plant spp., from palms to roadside weeds, including citrus(1)
See Also
Artipus floridanus, a native sp. in FL
Works Cited
1.Myllocerus undecimpustulatus undatus Marshall (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a recently discovered pest weevil...
C.W. O’Brien, M. Haseeb, M.C. Thomas. 2006. Fla. Dept. of Agriculture & Cons. Svs. Division of Plant Industry -- Entomology Circular No. 412: 1-4.