Taxon profile


Black Vine Weevil
Otiorhynchus sulcatus (Fabricius, 1775)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Curculionidae - weevils »  genus Otiorhynchus »  subgenus Dorymerus

Scientific synonyms

Curculio sulcatus Fabricius, 1775
Dorymerus sulcatus
Curculio griseopunctatus De Geer, 1775
Otiorhynchus linearis Stierlin, 1861
Otiorhynchus pseudolinearis Reitter, 1914
Otiorhynchus sayi Boheman, 1843
Curculio strictus Gmelin, 1790


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Intertaxon relationships

food: Reynoutria Houttuyn

Links and literature

EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Otiorhynchus sulcatus]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Otiorhynchus_sulcatus]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Otiorhynchus sulcatus (Fabricius)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [253252]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Otiorhynchus sulcatus (Fabricius, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ Mlejnek R., Hamet A., Růžička J. (2015): Brouci (Coleoptera) v jeskyních a propastech České Republiky, Acta Speleologica vol. 6 [as Otiorhynchus sulcatus (Fabricius, 1775)]

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