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

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(2013) A key to the Mexican and Central America Genera of Anthonomini (Curculionidae, Curculioninae).
Within the Curculionidae, only a few subfamilies (i.e., Bagoinae, Brachycerinae, Ceutorhynchinae, Curculioninae) are recognized as having species that utilize aquatic or semi-aquatic plants as hosts, and most of these species are poorly studied (Center et al., 2002).
Three new species of Anchylorhynchus Schoenherr, 1836 from Colombia (Coleoptera: Curculionidae; Curculioninae; Acalyptini).
First records of Orchestes fagi (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Curculioninae) in North America, with a checklist of the North American Rhamphini.
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).
The herein reported pollinators are members of the pantropical tribe Derelomini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Curculioninae) sensu Franz (2006), which includes more than 40 genera and 265 species (Franz and Valente 2005).
Dominant beetle families in the assemblage were Staphylinidae (particularly the subfamilies Pselaphinae, Aleocharinae, Paederinae, and Osoriinae), Scydmaenidae, Ptiliidae, and Curculionidae (particularly Scolytinae and Curculioninae), with 50-150 species each (Appendix A).
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.
A ball forming weevil from young Nothofagus leaves in Chile (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Curculioninae: Sphaeriopoeini).
Insecta, Coleoptera, Rhynchophora, Curculionidae, Curculioninae, (concluded) and Calandrinae.