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Kingdom  Animalia
Subfamily  Lixinae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Genus
Family  Curculionidae
Scientific name  Larinus
Higher classification  True weevils
Order  Beetle
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Lower classifications  Larinus minutus, Larinus planus, Larinus obtusus, Larinus latus, Lixus cardui

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Larinus is a genus of true weevils, comprising about 180 species, mostly in the Palaearctic region. Turkey appears to have a significant diversity of the group, with more than 50 species recorded in the Eastern part of the country.

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Several of these beetles are used as agents of biological pest control against noxious weeds. They feed on flower heads, destroying the developing seeds of the weeds.

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Species include:

  • Larinus araxicola Gultekin, 2006
  • Larinus brevis
  • Larinus centaurea Oliver, 1807
  • Larinus curtus
  • Larinus cynarae
  • Larinus filiformis Petri
  • Larinus flavescens
  • Larinus gigas
  • Larinus grisescens Gyllenhal
  • Larinus jaceae
  • Larinus latus Herbst
  • Larinus minutus
  • Larinus obtusus
  • Larinus orientalis Capiomont, 1874
  • Larinus planus
  • Larinus sibiricus
  • Larinus sturnus

  • Larinus Larinus obtusus Wikipedia
    Larinus Larinus Phyllonomeus sturnus Schaller 1783
    Larinus Canada Thistle Bud Weevil Larinus planus BugGuideNet

    References

    Larinus Wikipedia


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