Taxon profile


Sphenophorus piceus (Pallas, 1776)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Dryophthoridae »  genus Sphenophorus

Scientific synonyms

Curculio piceus Pallas, 1776 nec Wulfen, 1763 o
Sphenophorus alaiensis Faust, 1887
Sphenophorus eliconensis Vitale, 1906
Sphenophorus nitens Allard, 1870
Sphenophorus rubidus Rey, 1895
Sphenophorus rufus Salazay-Marso, 1957
Sphenophorus opacus (Gyllenhal) Stierlin, 1882 (misidentification) M
Sphenophorus striatopunctatus (Goeze) Reitter, 1883 (misidentification) M

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Intertaxon relationships

food: Arundo donax L. - Giant Reed

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [257292]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Sphenophorus piceus (Pallas, 1776)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): List of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Sphenophorus piceus (Pallas, 1776)]

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o original combination

M taxon was incorrectly identified in certain scientific works