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Species Nicentrus saccharinus

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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 Baridinae (Flower Weevils)
Tribe Apostasimerini
Genus Nicentrus
Species saccharinus (Nicentrus saccharinus)
Explanation of Names
Nicentrus saccharinus Marshall, 1952
Range
CA, AL-FL / W. Indies / so. Mex. to S. Amer. (J. Prena, pers. comm, 2012),(BG data),(Woodruff 1972b)
Food
established in so. FL on several common grasses, including Guinea Grass - Panicum maximum (Woodruff 1972b)
Remarks
Type Locality: Aquadulce, Panama
Print References
Marshall, G.A.K. 1952[1951]. New Curculionidae (Col.) from tropical America. Ent. Mo. Mag. 87(4th Ser., Vol. 12): 325-327.
Woodruff, R.E. 1972a. New United States record - a sugarcane weevil (Nicentrus saccharinus) - Florida. Journal Cooperative Economic Insect Report, 22(27): 431. Abstract
Woodruff, R.E. 1972b. Nicentrus saccharinus Marshall, a potential sugarcane pest recently introduced into Florida (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Division of Plant Industry, Entomology Circular No. 124, 2 pp. Full PDF