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Species Ophryastes speciosus

Weevil? - Ophryastes speciosus Weevil? - Ophryastes speciosus Ophryastes speciosus (LeConte) - Ophryastes speciosus Ophryastes speciosus (LeConte) - Ophryastes speciosus Ophryastes speciosus (LeConte) - Ophryastes speciosus Ophryastes speciosus (LeConte) - Ophryastes speciosus
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 Entiminae (Broad-nosed Weevils)
Tribe Ophryastini
Genus Ophryastes
Species speciosus (Ophryastes speciosus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ophryastes speciosus (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Eupagoderes speciosus LeConte 1853
Explanation of Names
speciosus (L). "showy, beautiful' (1)
Range
AZ to w. TX / Mex. (2)(3)(4)
Life Cycle
On Prosopis glandulosa, Cevallia sinuata, Larrea divaricata (4)
Print References
LeConte J.L. 1853. Descriptions of some new Coleoptera from Texas, chiefly collected by the Mexican Boundary Commission. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 6: 439-448. (Pg. 444)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.MCZ Type Database @ Harvard Entomology
3.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.
4.Annotated checklist of New World insects associated with Prosopis (Mesquite)
C. R. Ward, C. W. O'Brien, l. B. O'Brien, D. E. Foster, E. W. Huddleston. 1977. Agricultural Research Service, U.S.D.A. 1557: 1-115.