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Genus Hylobius

long-nosed weevil - Hylobius congener Hylobius pales Weevil - Hylobius pales Weevil sp? - Hylobius ? - Hylobius Weevil - Hylobius congener Pales Weevil - Hylobius pales Hylobius pales? - Hylobius pales
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 Molytinae
Tribe Hylobiini (Pine Weevils)
Genus Hylobius
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
reviewed in(1)
Explanation of Names
Hylobius Germar 1817
Numbers
8 spp. in our area (incl. H. transversovittatus, introduced for weed control)(2)
Range
holarctic & Oriental (+1 sp. Afrotropical)(3), incl. most of NA(2)
Food
native NA spp. are associated with conifers(2)
Works Cited
1.A review of the Hylobius of North America, with a new species injurious to slash pine (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Warner R.E. 1966. Col. Bull. 20: 65-81.
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
3.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.