|scientific name Cleonidius poricollis |
Grassland to desert, elevations of sea level to 4004 m (Anderson 1987).
Adults active June through November (Anderson 1987).
Distinct curved sulcus (groove) posterior to the eye, can be obscured by postocular lobe (Anderson 1987, Fig. 150a). Scales on the elytra are sparse and vittate (Anderson 1987). Hindwing less than half elytra length (Anderson 1987).
The widest distribution of Cleonidius weevils (Anderson 1987).
Not listed with COSEWIC or Alberta species at risk.
Multiple host plant associations including Chenopodiaceae (goosefoot family), Compositae (aster family), Cruciferae (mustard/cabbage family), Leguminosae (pea family) and Rosaceae (rose family) (Anderson 1987).
Widely distributed throughout the southernmost part of Alberta and Manitoba, continuing south through Wyoming and Colorado (Anderson 1987).
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