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Genus Orthoris

Orthoris crotchi (LeConte) - Orthoris crotchi Orthoris crotchi (LeConte) - Orthoris crotchi
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 Baridini
Genus Orthoris
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
needs revision (most spp. described by Casey in a key)(1)(2)
Explanation of Names
Orthoris LeConte 1876
Numbers
7 spp., all in our area(1)(2)
Range
w. NA (BC-CA to MT-NE-TX & Mexico)(1)(2)
Food
on Mentzelia (Loasaceae); larvae in pods, stems, roots(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.Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies...
O'Brien C.W., Wibmer G.J. 1982. Mem. Am. Ent. Inst. 34: x+382 pp.