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Species Ceutorhynchus erysimi

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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 Ceutorhynchinae (Minute Seed Weevils)
Tribe Ceutorhynchini
Genus Ceutorhynchus
Species erysimi (Ceutorhynchus erysimi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ceutorhynchus erysimi (Fabricius)
Orig. Comb: Curculio erysimi Fabricius, 1792
68 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
adventive and widespread in N. Amer. (introduced ca. 1922) (2), native to Europe
Feb-Dec (BG data)
on non-native Shepherd’s Purse - Capsella bursa-pastoris (Brassicaceae), found throughout N. Amer. - USDA Plants Database
Works Cited
1.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.
2.The weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, II: New records from Nova Scotia...
C.G. Majka, R.S. Anderson, & D.B. McCorquodale. 2007. The Canadian Entomologist 139: 397–442.