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juniperinus group

Anthonomus juniperinus (Sanborn) - Anthonomus juniperinus Anthonomus rileyi Clark & Burke - Anthonomus rileyi Anthonomus rileyi Clark & Burke - Anthonomus rileyi Anthonomus rileyi Clark & Burke - Anthonomus rileyi Anthonomus sanborni Anthonomus sanborni Beetle - Anthonomus juniperinus Beetle - Anthonomus juniperinus
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 Curculioninae
Tribe Anthonomini
Genus Anthonomus
No Taxon (subgenus Anthonomus)
No Taxon juniperinus group
Numbers
3 spp., all Nearctic (1)
Size
1.5-3.0 mm (1)
Identification
easily distinguished from other groups of the genus by a combination of characters: small size; testaceous to reddish integument with vestiture of elongate, sometimes seta-like scales; rostrum feebly curved and meeting head at a slight angle; minute to small tooth on femora, sometimes obsolete; and obsolete to short tooth on the tarsal claws
key to spp. in Clark & Burke (2010) (1)
Range
A. juniperinus e. US to e. AR & e. TX;
A. sanborni CA-AZ-CO-OR;
A. rileyi w. AR & c. TX (1)
Food
on Juniperus spp. (Cupressaceae) (1)
Works Cited
1.The Anthonomus juniperinus group, with descriptions of two new species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Clark W.E., Burke H.R. 2010. Insecta Mundi 0119: 1-10.