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Species Otiorhynchus carinatopunctatus

Otiorhynchus scaber - Otiorhynchus carinatopunctatus
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 Entiminae (Broad-nosed Weevils)
Tribe Otiorhynchini
Genus Otiorhynchus
Species carinatopunctatus (Otiorhynchus carinatopunctatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Curculio scaber auct., non Linnaeus
Explanation of Names
Otiorhynchus (Nihus) carinatopunctatus (Retzius, 1783)
4.5 - 6 mm without rostrum
native to n. & c. Europe, adventive in NA (NS)(1)
Forests (in Europe)
all year round.
polyphagous (prefers dicots)
The species Curculio scaber Linnaeus, 1758 was falsely combined with Otiorhynchus from 1898 on - when reinspected, types proved not identical with this species at all (=former Trachyphloeus bifoveolatus).
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera Poloniae
2.Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera 8: Curculionoidea II
Löbl, I.; Smetana, A. (Eds). 2013. Brill.