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Species Microplontus campestris

weevil - Microplontus campestris weevil - Microplontus campestris Beetle - Microplontus campestris Beetle - Microplontus campestris weevil beetle - Microplontus campestris weevil beetle - Microplontus campestris Microplontus campestris Microplontus campestris
Classification
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 Ceutorhynchinae (Minute Seed Weevils)
Tribe Ceutorhynchini
Genus Microplontus
Species campestris (Microplontus campestris)
Range
native to Europe, unintentionally introduced to NA (ca. 1970) and now known from ON(1), PA, and MA (BG photos)
Food
apparently monophagous on Chrysanthemum leucanthemum (Asteraceae)(1)