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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Superfamilia: Curculionoidea
Familiae (10): AnthribidaeAttelabidaeBelidae – Brachyceridae – BrentidaeCaridaeCurculionidae – Dryophthoridae – Nemonychidae – †Ulyanidae
[source: Bouchard et al. (2011)]

Curculionoidea Latreille, 1802

Primary references

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Australian Faunal Directory
Tree of Life Web Project. 1995. Curculionoidea. Version 01 January 1995 (temporary) in The Tree of Life Web Project
Atlas of weevils (Curculionidae) of Russia
WTaxa Electronic Catalogue of Weevil names (Curculionoidea)
International Weevil Community Website

Vernacular names
English: Weevils
日本語: ゾウムシ上科
한국어: 바구미상과
lietuvių: Straubliukiniai
Nederlands: Snuitkevers
português: Caruncho
русский: Куркулионоидные
українська: Довгоносикоподібні
中文: 象鼻蟲總科

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