Entiminae

Belongs within: Cyclominae.Contains: Peritelini, Sciaphilini, Pachyrhynchini, Eupholini, Alophini, Polydrusini, Brachyderini, Cyphicerini, Otiorhynchini, Tropiphorini, Trachyphloeini, Phyllobiini, Tanymecini, Eustylini, Geonemini, Leptopiini, Naupactini. The Entiminae, broad-nosed weevils, have a shorter, broader snout than most other weevils. They typically bear a deciduous process on the mandibles that breaks off shortly after emergence, leaving a distinct scar. The apex of… Continue reading Entiminae

Otiorhynchini

Belongs within: Entiminae. The Otiorhynchini are broad-nosed weevils with free claws and scrobes completely visible from above. The vine weevil Otiorhynchus sulcatus is a pest of garden plants that has become widespread in association with humans. <==OtiorhynchiniM94 |–Agronus Horn 1876A02 |–Phlyctinus Schoenherr 1826M94 | `–*P. callosus Boheman in Schoenherr 1834M94 |–Sciopithes Horn 1876A02 | `–S.… Continue reading Otiorhynchini

Leptopiini

Belongs within: Entiminae. The Leptopiini are a tribe of broad-nosed weevils found across the Southern Hemisphere. Many are ornate forms bearing spinose processes on the elytra. Adults of Leptopius, wattle pigs, feed on leaves of Acacia. Larvae of Leptopius squalidus also damage the roots of apple trees (Britton 1970). <==Leptopiini [Leptopsides]M94 |–Scotasmus carinirostris Bohem. 1862M86… Continue reading Leptopiini