Nut weevil

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(Zool.) any species of weevils of the genus Balaninus and other allied genera, which in the larval state live in nuts.

See also: Nut

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Weevils and plants: Phylogenetic versus ecological mediation of evolution of host plant associations in Curculioninae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
Insecta, Coleoptera, Rhynchophora, Curculionidae, Curculioninae, (concluded) and Calandrinae.
Los curculioninae, generalmente, presentan dimorfismo sexual en el rostro.
It and the related Brazilian genus Tachygonidius Champion have at times been placed in a separate subfamily, Tachygoninae (O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982; Wibmer and O'Brien, 1986), but most recently they have been assigned to the tribe Rhamphini of the Curculioninae (Alonso-Zarazaga and Lyal, 1999).
Weevils and plants - phylogenetic versus ecological mediation of evolution of host plant associations in Curculioninae (Coleoptera, Curculionidae).
Anthonomus (Anthonomus) eugenii Cano, 1894 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), internationally known as the pepper weevil, is a member of the genus Anthonomus Germar, 1817 of the subfamily Curculioninae Latreille, tribe Anthonomini C.
El pronoto es mas ancho que largo, con pocas excepciones (por ejemplo en Curculioninae, Erodiscini), y no esta carinado a diferencia de algunos taxas superiores (Antibrinae, Belidae y Oxicorinae).