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A phylogenetic revision of the broad-nosed weevil genera Minyomerus Horn, 1876, and Piscatopus Sleeper, 1960 (Entiminae: Tanymecini) is presented. These genera are distributed throughout western North America, from Canada to

A phylogenetic revision of the broad-nosed weevil genera Minyomerus Horn, 1876, and Piscatopus Sleeper, 1960 (Entiminae: Tanymecini) is presented. These genera are distributed throughout western North America, from Canada to Mexico and Baja California, primarily in arid and desert habitats, and feed on shrubs such as creosote (Larrea tridentata (DC.) Coville: Zygophyllaceae) and several Asteraceae. Piscatopus was considered monotypic, comprised solely of P. griseus Sleeper, 1960, whereas Minyomerus formerly was comprised of seven species: M.

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    • Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2014
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    • Field of study: Biology

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