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Genus Eugnamptus

Eugnamptus cinctus Sharp - Eugnamptus cinctus Tooth-nosed snout weevil - Eugnamptus angustatus Weevil IMG_1732 - Eugnamptus angustatus Eugnamptus - Eugnamptus nigriventris Beetle - Eugnamptus angustatus - female Eugnamptus angustatus Red thoraxed weevil... - Eugnamptus Red thoraxed weevil... - Eugnamptus
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.