Andean potato weevils
Premnotrypes spp. Pierce 1914

Image Sets
View other image sets:

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: Entiminae
Tribe: Premnotrypini
Genus: Premnotrypes


Category: Foliage Feeding Insects
Category: Root Feeding Insects


Common Name Reference: Derived from taxonomy / Generic common name

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.