Rusty Pineneedle Weevil
( Pachyrhinus californicus )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Pachyrhinus californicus
(Horn, 1876)
Common Name:Rusty Pineneedle Weevil
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Coleoptera
Suborder:Polyphaga
Family:Curculionidae
Genus:Pachyrhinus
Taxon Code:COL02009
ITIS TSN#:720261

LOCATION DETAILS
Location
Morgan Fire Burn Area, Mount Diablo State Park, Clayton
County:Contra Costa County
ECI Site#:CASP175000
Park/Forest:Mount Diablo State Park

RECOGNITION
Body Length
5-8 mm.

BIOLOGY
Food
Adults feed on Ponderosa Pine, other pines and Douglas fir.
Range
British Columbia south to Baja California and Arizona

HABITAT

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar

REFERENCES
  • Species Pachyrhinus californicus - Rusty Pineneedle Weevil. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/252540). Accessed March 12, 2016. [ IMAGES ]
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System TSN#720261
  • HYM


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