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subgenus Neotylopterus

Lignyodes (Neotylopterus) varius LeConte - Lignyodes varius Lignyodes (Neotylopterus) adamanteus Clark - Lignyodes adamanteus Lignyodes (Neotylopterus) transversus Clark - Lignyodes transversus Lignyodes (Neotylopterus) pallidus (LeConte) - Lignyodes pallidus Curc - Lignyodes baboquivariensis Brown and white weevil - Lignyodes pallidus Weevil - Lignyodes pallidus Lignyodes baboquivariensis? - Lignyodes baboquivariensis
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 Tychiini (Leguminous Seed Weevils)
Subtribe Lignyodina
Genus Lignyodes (Ash Seed Weevils)
No Taxon subgenus Neotylopterus
Explanation of Names
Neotylopterus Hustache 1939
7 spp., all in our area(1)(2)
AZ-TX, 1 sp. ranges to MS-IN(2)
Life Cycle
Larvae develop in seeds of Forestiera (Oleaceae)(1)
Print References
Clark W.E., Whitehead D.R., Warner R.E. (1977) Classification of the weevil subfamily Tychiinae, with a new genus and species, new combinations, and new synonymy in Lignyodini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 31(1): 1-18. Full text