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Species Anthonomus rufipennis

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Curculioninae
Tribe Anthonomini
Genus Anthonomus
No Taxon (subgenus Anthonomus)
Species rufipennis (Anthonomus rufipennis)
Explanation of Names
Anthonomus rufipennis LeConte 1876
rufipennis (L). 'red wing' (1)
Size
2.2 - 3.0 mm (2)
Identification
Oblong oval. Piceous, elytra reddish-brown, a small scutellar space and the suture often slightly darker; antennae and legs pale reddish brown, club dusky. Beak striate and with several rows of remote punctures. Second joint of funicle elongate. (3)
Range
e US (TX-FL-NY-SD) (2)
Life Cycle
bred from partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata, Fabaceae). (=Cassia chamaecrista) (Mitchell, and Pierce 1911)
Print References
Mitchell, J.D. and W.D. Pierce. 1911. The Weevils of Victoria County, Texas. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 13(1): 45–62. (Full Text)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
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.
3.Rhynchophora or weevils of North Eastern America
Blatchley and Leng. 1916. Nature Publishing Co., Indianapolis, Indiana. 682 pp.