Brentidae


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Brentidae

[′bren·tə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The straight-snouted weevils, a family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Curculionoidea.
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2002), Staphylinidae including Micropeplinae, Dasycerinae, Scaphidiinae, and Pselaphinae; Curculionoidea including Bruchidae, Urodontidae, Anthribidae, Nemonychidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae, Apionidae, Brachyceridae, and Rhynchophoridae (= Dryophthoridae).