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Species Anthonomus juniperinus

Anthonomus juniperinus (Sanborn) - Anthonomus juniperinus Anthonomus juniperinus (Sanborn) - Anthonomus juniperinus 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)
Species juniperinus (Anthonomus juniperinus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anthonomus juniperinus (Sanborn)
Orig. Comb: Erirhinus juniperinus Sanborn 1868
Size
2.0-2.5 mm(1)
Identification
Distinguished from the other species in the group by the well-defined dark postmedian fascia on the elytra forming a V-shaped pattern(1)
Range
e US (TX-FL-MA-KS) (1)
Habitat
Eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana) woodlands (1)
Season
common during May in e. MA (Sanborn 1868)
Life Cycle
Larvae develop in fungal galls of Gymnosporangium spp. and in fruits of the host(1)
Print References
Gates D.B., Burke H.R. (1972) Review of the gall-inhabiting weevils of the genus Anthonomus, with description and biology of a new species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 65(5): 1215-1224.
Sanborn F.G. (1868) Description and history of a new species of Erirhinus, E. juniperinus. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 12: 81.
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.