Lixinae

Belongs within: Curculioninae.Contains: Lixus, Larinus. The Lixinae are relatively large weevils often associated with arid habitats (Anderson 2002). Characters (from Anderson 2002): Large weevils, often grey or otherwise dull in colour and scale patter; rostrum short and wide or long and slender; labial palpi short, globular, telescoping, of three articles but appearing composed of one… Continue reading Lixinae

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Lixus

Belongs within: Lixinae. Lixus is a genus of elongate weevils, their elytra at least twice as long as their combined length, with a cylindrical rostrum, triangular to kidney-shaped eyes whose lower edge is close to the ventral edge of the rostrum, and basally conjoined claws. They lay eggs in the stems of herbaceous plants. The… Continue reading Lixus

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