bark weevil
Rhyephenes gayi (Guerin, 1830)

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: Cryptorhynchinae
Tribe: Cryptorhynchini
Genus: Rhyephenes


Common Name Reference: The Exotic Forest Pest Information System for North America (EFPISNA) is a joint project of the member organizations of the Insect and Disease Study Group of the North American Forest Commission.

Scientific Name Reference: Annotated checklist of the weevils of South America (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). 1986. by G.J. Wibmer and C.W. O'brien. Amer. Entomol. Inst. Memoir 39, 563 pp.