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New Rhynchophora II (Coleoptera, Curculionidae).
By Sleeper, E.L.
The Ohio Journal of Science, 54(3): 180-186., 1954
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Sleeper, E.L. 1954. New Rhynchophora II (Coleoptera, Curculionidae). The Ohio Journal of Science, 54(3): 180-186.

Atlas and checklist of the bark and ambrosia beetles of Texas and Oklahoma (Curculionidae: Scolytinae and Platypodinae)
By Atkinson T.H., Riley E.G.
Insecta Mundi 02920: 1-46, 2013

Bark beetles and pinhole borers (Curculionidae, Scolytinae, Platypodinae) alien to Europe
By L.R. Kirkendall, M. Faccoli
Zookeys 56: 227–251, 2010

On the biologies of the Rhynchophora of North America
By Pierce, W.D.
Nebraska State Board of Agriculture Zoological Report (1907): 247-319., 1907
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Pierce, W.D. 1907. On the biologies of the Rhynchophora of North America. Nebraska State Board of Agriculture Zoological Report (1907): 247-319.

In the place of submitting myself a report for publication this year in the annual volume of the State Board of Agriculture, it has seemed to me appropriate to print a thesis for an advanced degree which was offered by one of the students in this department last year. Mr. Pierce has devoted a long time to the study of the biology, life histories, and activities of the group of weevils which are so numerous in every situation and so destructive to all varieties of plant life. The primary element in meeting their ravages is to secure knowledge of what particular form is at work and in what manner it carries out its devastations, what parts of the food plant are attacked and where the different phases of its life cycle are passed.

A catalog of Coleoptera of America North of Mexico. Curculionidae: Acicnemidinae, Cossoninae, Rhytirrhininae, Molytinae...
By O'Brien C.W.
USDA Agric. handbook 529-143g. 49 pp., 1997
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Full title: A catalog of Coleoptera of America North of Mexico. Family: Curculionidae. Subfamilies: Acicnemidinae, Cossoninae, Rhytirrhininae, Molytinae, Petalochilinae, Trypetidinae, Dryophthorinae, Tachygoninae, Thecesterninae

Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea, excluding Scolytinae and Platypodinae) of the Yukon
By Anderson R.S.
In: Danks H.V., Downes J.A. (Eds.), Insects of the Yukon. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods), Ottawa: 523–5, 1997
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Detailed accounts of 65 spp. (distribution, habitats, host plants) with general insight into the composition and origins of the boreal NA weevil fauna.

Weevils of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Nemonychidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae, Ithyceridae, and Curculionidae).
By Janet C. Ciegler.
Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. 276 pp., 2010
Ciegler, J. C. 2010. Weevils of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Nemonychidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae, Ithyceridae, and Curculionidae). Biota of South Carolina. Vol. 6. Clemson University, Clemson, S. C. 276 pp.

This book contains keys, descriptions, drawings, and photographs of 522 species of weevils found or likely to occur in South Carolina, USA (exclusive of Scolytinae and Apioninae).

Appendices include host plants, new state records, aquatic and semiaquatic forms.

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Weevils attacking fruit trees in Washington
By E.H. Beers et al.
Proceedings of the 77th Annual Western Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA, 2003
This helpful source of rather general import provides a comprehensive list of Curculionidae (50 spp.) known to attack tree fruits in North America, including host plant records, economic importance, common names, etc., as well as 22 quality photographs of various weevil spp. and host damage.
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