Acoptus suturalis LeConte, 1876
Family: Curculionidae
[Homogaster quebecensis ]
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Michael Shillingburg  
Elongate, subcylindrical, black, sprinkled with small whitish scales, forming two very indefinite bands upon the elytra. Beak as long as the prothorax, cylindrical, curved, punctured, slightly carinate behind, without scales, except at the base; eyes very large, front extremely narrow, linear: head clothed with scales. Prothorax wider than long, slightly rounded on the sides, narrowed in front, where it is broadly constricted; densely punctured; dorsal line elevated, reaching neither base nor tip. Elytra a little wider than the prothorax, impressed near the base; striae deep, interspaces flat, densely punctured; scales scattered, more condensed in two transverse bands, in front and behind the middle; scutellum and sutural line as far as one-fourth the length, densely clothed with white scales; legs slender, sparsely clothed with scales; thighs feebly toothed, the hind pair more distinctly; antennae black, rather stout, first joint only of funicle elongated.

Length 3.8 mm. ; 0.15 inch.

New York; several specimens in Mr. Hike's collection, of which he has kindly given me one.

Acoptus suturalis image
Soon Flynn  
Acoptus suturalis image
Salvatore Anzaldo  
Acoptus suturalis image
Michael Shillingburg  
Acoptus suturalis image
Salvatore Anzaldo  
Acoptus suturalis image
Salvatore Anzaldo  
Acoptus suturalis image
Soon Flynn  
Acoptus suturalis image
Salvatore Anzaldo  
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