Image Number: 2516011

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Adult(s)
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This small, black weevil is a common associate of pine bark beetles. It is found under the bark in large numbers at about the time the bark-beetle brood matures. Taken using an Auto-Montage digital microscopy system.© 2002, 2003 by the University of Florida and may be freely used for educational purposes as long as credit is given to the University of Florida and, if space permits, the photographer. Any commercial use requires written permission of the Chairman, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611-0620.
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United States

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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: Cossoninae
Tribe: Cossonini
Genus: Cossonus
Subject: Cossonus corticola Say, 1831
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Thursday, August 21, 2003
Image last updated:
Sunday, December 21, 2003