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Species Sternochetus mangiferae - Mango Seed Weevil

Sternochetus mangiferae Sternochetus mangiferae
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 Cryptorhynchinae (Hidden Snout Weevils)
Tribe Cryptorhynchini
Subtribe Cryptorhynchina
Genus Sternochetus
Species mangiferae (Mango Seed Weevil)
Explanation of Names
Sternochetus mangiferae (Fabricius 1775)
Size
7.5-10 mm(1)
Range
pantropical(1), intercepted in FL & CA, may not be established(2)
Remarks
pest of mango(2)
Works Cited
1.PaDIL – High quality images and information tools designed for Biosecurity and Biodiversity
2.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.