Curculionidae


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Noun1.Curculionidae - true weevils: snout beetlesCurculionidae - true weevils: snout beetles    
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
snout beetle - small weevil having a prolonged snout; destructive to e.g. grains and nuts
Anthonomus, genus Anthonomus - weevils destructive of cultivated plants
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New records of Microtrypes Kuschel and new locations of Rhinotrypes Kuschel (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Entiminae) from Peru with an identification key
The Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is a voracious feeder of palm trees (Al-Dosary et al., 2016; Faleiro et al., 2016) spread across the world.
En Mexico, debido a la complejidad y diversidad del grupo, y al numero reducido de especialistas, el conocimiento de los coleopteros es escaso; de las 110 familias presentes en el pais (Ordonez-Resendiz, datos no publicados), Scarabaeidae y Curculionidae han sido mejor estudiadas (Navarrete-Heredia & Fierros-Lopez, 2001; Michan & Morrone, 2002); sin embargo, para gran parte de la coleopterofauna mexicana, la monumental obra Biologia Centrali-Americana sigue siendo la referencia principal en la identificacion de generos y especies.
Outstanding examples confirming this are the introduction of Xyleborus glabratus Eichhoff (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and Euwallacea sp.
Recently, some unidentified species of bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) have been observed inhabiting stem bleeding-infected coconut palms in Sergipe (unpublished data).
Biology and damage of Conotrachelus crataegi (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in tejocote (Crataegus spp.) in Mexico
Coleoptera were the most studied insect order (85.41%) with the two key species Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) and Sitophilus oryzae (L) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) which accounted for almost 50% of the coleopteran studies.
Prop agules of Rhizophora mangle (Rhizophoraceae) bored by Coccotrypes rhizophorae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the Tumilco mangrove, Veracruz, Mexico.
is a weevil species belonging to the order Coleoptera and family Curculionidae. It is known to cause extensive loss to quality and quantity of stored grains as well as reduced viability of raw seeds.
Examination of the crown by the arborist resulted in the recovery of adult and larval weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).