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Curculionidae - Aulobaris scolopax

Curculionidae - Aulobaris scolopax
Busey Woods, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
September 2, 2013
host plant image attached. there were several of these beetles on the plant.

Lee Penner has suggested the
Lee Penner has suggested the host is Vernonia.

Moved from Baridinae.


Host plant... Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea stoebe, also known as C. maculosa and C. biebersteinii).

Baridinae is all i can tell at this point
may be teneral

seems unlikely, since I just
seems unlikely, since there were other individuals present with the same coloring and appearance)

Aulobaris scolopax (Say)
I think this is Aulobaris scolopax (Say) although the genus needs work.

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