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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 (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 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.