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Genus Lipancylus

Lipancylus cracens Prena - Lipancylus cracens - male Lipancylus cracens Prena - Lipancylus cracens - male Lipancylus copelatus Prena - Lipancylus copelatus Lipancylus copelatus Prena - Lipancylus copelatus
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 Baridinae (Flower Weevils)
Genus Lipancylus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Strongylotes Schönherr 1836
both spp. that occur in our area have been confused in the past with L. parallelus (Champion)(1)
Explanation of Names
Lipancylus Wollaston 1873
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, several total (mostly undescribed)(1)
Range
sw. US to Argentina & Bolivia(2); in our area, TX-AZ(1)
Food
larvae develop in grasses(1)
Remarks
our only representative of the tribe Nertinini Voss 1954
Works Cited
1.Two new species of Lipancylus Wollaston (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Baridinae) from North America
Prena J. 2012. The Coleopterists Bulletin 66: 305-308.
2.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.