Vol 94 (1997)

Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia


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COVER: An erirrhine weevil, Grypidius leechi Cawthra (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). The adult is blackish brown and 5-6 nun long, excluding the rostrum. It has been found in Alberta, Colorado and Wyoming. The genus is holarctic and adults feed on aquatic plants including horsetails. The species was described by ESBC member, E.M. (Cawthra) Belton in 1957 from museum specimens lent by the British Museum of E.M. (Cawthra) Natural History and by the late ESBC member, Hugh B. Leech, then at the California Academy of Sciences, after whom it was named. The specimen was drawn by a third ESBC member, P. Belton.Reference: The Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London. Series B, 26:127-130.