|scientific name Pissodes affinis |
Pissodes affinis lives in coniferous forests of North America (O'Brien, 1989).
Individuals have been collected from early June till mid-September.
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).
There are no known current conservation issues.
Pissodes affinis feeds on the boles and root collars of a wide range of Pine
trees (Smith and Sugden, 1969).
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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