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Subfamily Attelabinae - Leaf-rolling Weevils

Attelabidae - Himatolabus pubescens Homoeolabus analis (Illiger) - Homoeolabus analis Quercus laevis leaf roller galls SA_G4 2015 4 Weevil-like leaf beetle - Homoeolabus analis - female insect pupa case Pelham Road leaf roller gall on Quercus phellos D942 2018 5 - Synolabus bipustulatus Leaf-Rolling Weevil  - Homoeolabus analis - male Himatolabus pubescens
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 Attelabidae (Leaf Rolling Weevils)
Subfamily Attelabinae (Leaf-rolling Weevils)
Explanation of Names
Attelabinae Billberg 1820
Numbers
6 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1), ~30 genera in 3 tribes worldwide(2)
Identification
see Boris Büche's comments at (3) to distinguish two most confusing spp.
Range
most of the world (except Australasia)(2), incl. much of NA(1)
Remarks
females roll leaves; larvae develop in the leaf roll called 'nidus' (L. 'nest')
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.red weevil