Scientific name Anthonomus
Higher classification True weevils
|Lower classifications Boll weevil, Anthonomus pomorum|
Satyrium w album diapause caused by anthonomus ulmi
Anthonomus is a genus of weevils. This genus includes major agricultural pests such as the boll weevil, strawberry blossom weevil, and pepper weevil, as well as promising biological pest control agents such as Anthonomus santacruzi.
3d model anthonomus pomorum
The taxonomy of the genus is still under revision. It is unclear whether Cnemocyllus should be a genus or a subgenus within Anthonomus. Research suggests that the genus Hampea in the mallow family was the original host plant for the A. grandis species group.