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Species Zeugonyx sabinae

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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 Brentidae (Primitive Weevils)
Subfamily Nanophyinae
Genus Zeugonyx
Species sabinae (Zeugonyx sabinae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zeugonyx sabinae Notman 1922
Syn: Nanophyes (Zeugonyx) sabinae (Notman)
Syn: Nanodes sabinae (Notman) (1)
Explanation of Names
Named for a synonym of the host Juniperus ashei (=Sabina sabinoides)
Numbers
Monotypic genus (2)
Size
2.5-2.75 mm (Notman, 1922)
Range
Known only from TX (2)
Season
March-June (3)(Notman, 1922)(BG data)
Life Cycle
Reared from galls on twigs of Ashe Juniper - Juniperus ashei (Cypressaceae) (2)
Remarks
Described from two spmns coll'ed in Austin, Travis Co., Texas in 1919. (Notman, 1922)
Quinn coll'ed three spmns (2 from Juniper and 1 from oak) in Travis Co. during twice monthly summer arboreal surveys in !993-94. (3)
Print References
Notman, H. 1922. A new genus and species of weevil from Texas (Coleoptera). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 30: 128-129. (Full Text)
Works Cited
1.Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies...
O'Brien C.W., Wibmer G.J. 1982. Mem. Am. Ent. Inst. 34: x+382 pp.
2.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.
3.Abundance and distribution of potential arthropod prey species in a typical Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat.
Quinn, M.A. 2000. Unpublished Thesis. Texas A&M University, College Station. ix + 182 pp.