Anthribidae


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Anthribidae

[an′thrib·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The fungus weevils, a family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Curculionoidea.

Anthribidae

 

a family of insects similar to the family Cur-culionidae. The body is terete and measures 1.7–40 mm long. There are approximately 2,200 species, found primarily in the tropics. More than 20 species are distributed in the USSR. The majority of these insects develop in dead wood. Species of the genus Brachytarsus are beneficial since they feed on the eggs of scale insects. The coffee-bean weevil (Araeocerus fasciculatus) is injurious to the seeds of various tropical plants, particularly cacao beans.

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2004), the most frequent seed damaging insects of native forest species, especially Fabaceae, are Coleoptera belonging to Bruchidae, Anthribidae, Curculionidae and Cerambvcidae, Diptera of the Tephritidae family and Lepidoptera of Pvralidae family.
Grupo Estadio Estadio 1 2 Anthribidae Phaenithon curvipes Germar 1824 10 0 Phaenithon discifer Jordan, 1906 7 0 Brentidae Rhaphirhynchus sp.
Checklist of the weevils occurring in the Netherlands and adjacent regions (Curculionoidea: Curculionidae, Apionidae, Attelabidae, Urodontidae, Anthribidae and Nemonychidae).
Cardenas Anthribidae Araecerus fasciculatus (De Geer) ajo Chicozapote cacao Chicozapote Bostrichidae Rhizopertha dominica (Fabricius) almendra H.
Orden Familia Bosque Arbustal Pastizal Diptera Tipididae 20 19 82 Mycetophilidae 8 9 Culicidae 5 2 Sin determinar 33 101 64 Hymenoptera Braconidae 8 27 16 Ichneumonidae 1 15 6 Evanidae 3 Sphecidae 1 Eurytomidae 1 Tenthredinidae 1 Sin determinar 1 Araneae Tetragnathidae 1 17 19 Theridiidae 2 3 Caponiidae 5 Linyphiidae 3 1 Araneidae 1 Hemiptera Cicadellidae 16 6 Pyrrhocoridae 7 Aphidae 2 1 Delphacidae 1 1 Enicocephalidae 1 Pentatomidae 1 Membracidae 1 Sin determinar 1 Coleoptera Anthribidae 5 3 Curculionidae 7 Lycidae 2 3 Cantharidae 1 1 Sin determinar 2 1 Psocoptera sp.
Orden Familia Bosque Arbustal Pastizal Diptera Tipulidae 20 19 82 Mycetophilidae 8 9 Culicidae 5 2 Sin determinar 33 101 64 Hymenoptera Braconidae 8 27 16 Ichneumonidae 1 15 6 Evanidae 3 Sphecidae 1 Eurytomidae 1 Tenthredinidae 1 Sin determinar 1 Araneae Tetragnathidae 1 17 19 Theridiidae 2 3 Caponiidae 5 Linyphiidae 3 1 Araneidae 1 Hemiptera Cicadellidae 16 6 Pyrrhocoridae 7 Aphidae 2 1 Delphacidae 1 1 Enicocephalidae 1 Pentatomidae 1 Membracidae 1 Sin determinar 1 Coleoptera Anthribidae 5 3 Curculionidae 7 Lycidae 2 3 Cantharidae 1 1 Sin determinar 2 1 Psocoptera sp.