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Species Homoeolabus analis - Leaf-Rolling Weevil

Snout beetle - Homoeolabus analis Homoeolabus analis (Illiger) - Homoeolabus analis Red Insect - Homoeolabus analis red weevil - Homoeolabus analis Red Beetles mating all over my tree! - Homoeolabus analis - male - female Homoeolabus analis (Illiger) - Homoeolabus analis Leaf-Rolling Weevil - Homoeolabus analis Beetle - Homoeolabus analis - female
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 Attelabidae (Leaf Rolling Weevils)
Subfamily Attelabinae (Leaf-rolling Weevils)
Genus Homoeolabus
Species analis (Leaf-Rolling Weevil)
Other Common Names
Oak Leaf Rolling Weevil, Leaf-Roller Weevil - but note all the members of the subfamily are leaf rollers, and many feed on oaks
Explanation of Names
Homoeolabus analis (Illiger 1794)
5-6 mm(1)
e. NA (QC-FL to SK-TX)(1)(2)
Hammocks in FL(3)
hosts: various oaks (Quercus spp.)(1); sand live oak (Q. geminata) is favored in FL
Life Cycle
causes no significant harm to the tree; no control required
Internet References
Fact sheet (Hall & Buss 2012)(4)
Texas Entomology (Quinn 2008)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
4.University of Florida: Featured Creatures
5.Forestry Images: Insects