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Species Larinus turbinatus

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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 Lixinae
Tribe Lixini
Genus Larinus
No Taxon (subgenus Phyllonomeus)
Species turbinatus (Larinus turbinatus)
Explanation of Names
Larinus turbinatus Gyllenhal 1836
Range
native to w. Palaearctic (Europe to c. Asia)(1), inadvertently introduced in NA in recent years and is known to be established in parts of PA & adjacent MD [no published records yet]
Food
thistles (Carduus nutans, Cirsium spp.)(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera Poloniae