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scientific name    Pissodes affinis    

habitat
Pissodes affinis lives in coniferous forests of North America (O'Brien, 1989).

seasonality
Individuals have been collected from early June till mid-September.

identification
Pissodes affinis are dark brown weevils, generally bigger than the other Pissodes spp. Their most distinguishing feature is the intervals on their elytra (wing covers) are of equal width (Stewart and Bright, 1982).

conservation
There are no known current conservation issues.

diet info
Pissodes affinis feeds on the boles and root collars of a wide range of Pine trees (Smith and Sugden, 1969).

range
In Canada Pissodes affinis occurs in British Columbia, Alberta and the North West Territories in the West. The also occur in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia in the East (Bousquet, 1991).

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=5785



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