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Broad-nosed weevils
Central European Entiminae
with some anatomical details
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Curculionoidea
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Entiminae
Schoenherr, 1826
55 tribes

The Entiminae (broad-nosed weevils) is a large subfamily in the weevil family Curculionidae, containing most of the short-nosed weevils, including such genera as Otiorhynchus, Phyllobius and Sitona. Some of these weevils are notorious pests of major economic importance.


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