Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Coleoptera (Beetles) ➔ Family Curculionidae (Weevils)

Barynotus (Barynotus) obscurus (Fabricius, 1775)

Ground Weevil

Synonyms:

Barynotus fallaciosus Desbrochers des Loges, 1909 | Curculio honorus Herbst, 1797 (Synonym) Curculio murinus O.F. Müller, 1764 | Curculio obscurus Fabricius, 1775 | ) Curculio pilosulus Marsham, 1802 | Curculio vagus Laicharting, 1781 | Liophloeus hungaricus Tournier, 1876 |

  • Barynotus obscurus  8326
    Barynotus obscurus (Fabricius, 1775)    Ground Weevil 
    Barynotus obscurus; det. Michael S
    DE, Chemnitz, Stadtpark; 2018-06-18 17:10:29
    Image number: 8326

    DE, Chemnitz, Stadtpark
    2018-06-18 17:10:29
    det. Michael S
  • Barynotus obscurus  8327
    Barynotus obscurus (Fabricius, 1775)    Ground Weevil 
    Barynotus obscurus; det. Michael S
    DE, Chemnitz, Stadtpark; 2018-06-19 09:36:19
    Image number: 8327

    DE, Chemnitz, Stadtpark
    2018-06-19 09:36:19
    det. Michael S
  • Barynotus obscurus  8328
    Barynotus obscurus (Fabricius, 1775)    Ground Weevil 
    Barynotus obscurus; det. Michael S
    DE, Chemnitz, Stadtpark; 2018-06-19 09:39:56
    Image number: 8328

    DE, Chemnitz, Stadtpark
    2018-06-19 09:39:56
    det. Michael S
  • Barynotus obscurus  8329
    Barynotus obscurus (Fabricius, 1775)    Ground Weevil 
    Barynotus obscurus
    DE, Chemnitz, Stadtpark; 2018-06-19 09:37:51
    Image number: 8329

    DE, Chemnitz, Stadtpark
    2018-06-19 09:37:51


Classification:
Barynotus obscurus belongs to the subfamily Entiminae, tribe Geonemini.
Distribution:
Europe: Missing in parts of Eastern Europe and the South; Canada (Nova Scotia).
Body length:
8 - 9.5 mm

References, further reading, links:
  1. Yunakov N. (2017). 3i Curculio: 3i taxonomic databases, Curculionidae, subfamily Entiminae (version Jan 2017). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2017 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2017. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.