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Genus Eugnamptus

Beetle with long snout - Eugnamptus nigriventris Eugnamptus cinctus Sharp - Eugnamptus cinctus BG2356 E8342 - Eugnamptus angustatus Eugnamptus angustatus Attelabidae (Leaf Rolling Weevil), dorsal - Eugnamptus puncticeps Attelabidae (Leaf Rolling Weevil), head & pronotum - Eugnamptus puncticeps Eugnamptus punctatus? - Eugnamptus punctatus Eugnamptus nigriventris? - Eugnamptus nigriventris
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 Attelabidae (Leaf Rolling Weevils)
Subfamily Rhynchitinae (Leaf and Bud Weevils)
Tribe Rhynchitini
Genus Eugnamptus
Explanation of Names
Eugnamptus Schönherr 1839
9 spp. in our area(1), many spp. in 3 subgenera total(2)
key to spp. in (3)
New World (ON, e. & sw. US to Argentina) & E. Asia(1)(2); in our area mostly southwestern, with just 2 spp. in the east(3)
larvae mine leaves of many hosts(1)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.
3.A revision of the weevil genus Eugnamptus Schoenherr (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae) in America north of Mexico
Hamilton R.W. 1990. Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. 115: 475-502.