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Species Pachytychius haematocephalus - Gilkicker Weevil

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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 Curculioninae
Tribe Storeini
Genus Pachytychius
Species haematocephalus (Gilkicker Weevil)
Explanation of Names
Pachytychius haematocephalus (Gyllenhal 1836)
Size
3.0-4.0 mm(1)
Identification
Range
native to w. Palaearctic, adventive in NA and known from a few locations in ne. US (NY, MA)(3)(2)
Food
pods of Lotus corniculatus(1)
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