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Genus Cossonus

Weevil - Cossonus pacificus Small Beetle on Rotten Log - Cossonus platalea Beetle - Cossonus corticola Cossonus - Cossonus impressifrons Cossonus sp.? - Cossonus impressifrons Cossonus Genus Cossonus? - Cossonus piniphilus Genus Cossonus? - Cossonus piniphilus
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 Cossoninae
Tribe Cossonini
Genus Cossonus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
genus needs revision(1)
Explanation of Names
Cossonus Clairville 1798
Numbers
20 spp. in our area(1)
Range
Across the continent(1)
Habitat
adults under bark, mostly on conifers(1)
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.