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Genus Ischnopterapion

Micro Weevil 4=v= - Ischnopterapion virens weevil - Ischnopterapion virens - female White Clover Weevil - Ischnopterapion virens green weevil - Ischnopterapion virens - male White Clover Weevil - Ischnopterapion virens Very Small Weevil - Ischnopterapion virens Ischnopterapion virens Ischnopterapion virens
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 Apioninae (Pear-shaped Weevils)
Tribe Oxystomatini
Subtribe Synapiina
Genus Ischnopterapion
Explanation of Names
Ischnopterapion Bokor 1923
Greek 'narrow-winged Apion'(1)
Numbers
2 spp. (both adventive) in our area(2)(3), 11 spp. total(4)
Range
Palaearctic group(5)
Food
on Fabaceae
Works Cited
1.Composition of scientific words
Brown R.W. 1956. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 882 pp.
2.Ischnopterapion virens (Herbst) (...), a Palearctic clover weevil new to North America...
Hoebeke E.R., Byers R.A., Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Stimmel J.F. 2000. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 102: 151-161.
3.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
4.Dmitriev D.A. (2003-) 3I interactive keys and taxonomic databases
5.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.