FAUNA MALAYSIANA

Animals of the Malaysian Region



Arthropoda.

Insecta.

COLEOPTERA.

CURCULIONIDAE, , Weevils.
Taxonomy: Unranked: Invertebrates, Phylum: Arthropoda, Subphylum: Hexapoda, Class: Insecta, Cladus: Dicondylia, Cladus: Pterygota, Cladus: Metapterygota, Cladus: Neoptera, Cladus: Eumetabola, Cladus: Endopterygota, Superorder: Coleopterida, Order: Coleoptera,

Rhynchophorini, syn: = Cyrtotrachelus, True Weevils,


True Palm Weevil. Species: Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, syn: = Genus Cyrtotrachelus
Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhynchophorus_ferrugineus,
Common Malaysian Beetles, by Vincent Weng-Yew Tung, Malaysian Nature Handbook, Page 105, Plate 30A

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Loc.: On way to Pa Sarui View Point, Ba Kelalan, Sarawak. Date: 27 November 2007
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Order: Coleoptera, Suborder: Polyphaga, Infraorder: Cucujiformia, Cladus: Phytophaga, Superfamily: Curculionoidea, Latreille, 1802, Family: Curculionidae, Latreille, 1802, Syn: = Rhynchophora Latreille, 1817, Subfamily: Dryophthorinae, Schönherr, 1825 syn: = Rhynchophorinae, Tribe: Rhynchophorini, Alonso-Zarazaga & Lyal (1999) , Schoenherr, 1833, Genus: Rhynchophorus, syn: = Cyrtotrachelus, Species: Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, (Olivier, 1790)