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Genus Hylobius

Hylobius cf. pales - Hylobius pales Curculionidae - Hylobius radicis Weevil - Hylobius pales Hylobius pales Large Weevil - Hylobius pales Weevil - Hylobius congener Hylobius pinicola (Couper) - Hylobius pinicola Hylobius pinicola (Couper) - Hylobius pinicola
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
8 spp. in our area (incl. H. transversovittatus, introduced for weed control)(2)
holarctic & Oriental (+1 sp. Afrotropical)(3), incl. most of NA(2)
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.