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Morris, M.G., 1990

Orthocerous Weevils

Dichotomous key with species entries describing gender differences, ecology, plant associations, frequency and distribution.

Publisher The Royal Entomological Society of London (RES)
Volume Vol 5 Part 16
Pages 108
ISBN 0 901546 69 0
Web site http://www.royensoc.co.uk/publications/index.htm
Comments and Corrigenda Name changes:



A. carduorum is now A. gibbirostre
A. lacertense is now A. carduorum.


(Thanks to Steve Lane for explaining this)
Coverage Covers all UK species known at the time.
Illustrations Stippled drawings of whole animals and line drawings of diagnostic features, all at the back of the book.
Identify Under a Stereo Microscope.
Specimen Prep. Mounted (carded) or pinned specimen.
Difficulty Apionidae can be quite difficult, but the others are straightforward.

Malcolm Storey

Taxonomic Scope

ANTHRIBIDAE Billberg, 1820 (fungus weevils) Identification Checklist Current
URODONTINAE Thomson, 1859 (urodontine weevils) Identification Checklist Current
APIONIDAE Schönherr, 1823 (a family of seed weevils) Identification Checklist Current
ATTELABIDAE Billberg, 1820 (a family of leaf-roller weevils) Identification Checklist Current
NEMONYCHIDAE Bedel, 1882 (nemonychid weevils) Identification Checklist Current
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