Greater Chestnut Weevil Curculio caryatrypes (Boheman,1843)Extinct    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Curculionidae   >   Genus Curculio   

Status:

According to Robert Anderson in "Co-Extinction and the Case of American Chestnut and the Greater Chestnut Weevil (Curculio caryatrypes)", February 2, 2017, "It’s not a happy day when we can declare another species as extinct, but today, along with the two species of already red-listed, extinct chestnut moths, I believe that we can now add the greater chestnut weevil (Curculio caryatrypes) to the ever-growing list of extinct organisms."

Relationships:

Historically associated with American Chestnut (Castanea dentata).

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