Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


defoliating weevil
Magdalis gentilis LeConte, 1876

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defoliating weevil
Magdalis gentilis
Damage
Scott Tunnock


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Curculionoidea
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Mesoptiliinae
Tribe: Magdalidini
Genus: Magdalis

Other System Links

ITIS: 618319


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References

Common Name Reference:
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 1-4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm