The PEDIGREE of
Family Curculionidae (True Weevils)

     aka snout beetles; (largest family of animals)

 "Child(ren)":       Subfamily Curculioninae   ;   Baridinae (4300 genera)   ;   Cryptorhynchinae (6000 species)   ;   Entiminae (broad-nosed weevils)   ;   Platypodinae (ambrosia beetles)   ;   Scolytinae (bark beetles)   ;   etc.   ;   40000+ species altogether
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/-- Infrakingdom (Grade) of Coelomates   +====> [ 64]
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Subgrade of Protostomia
/   | or: Clade Nephrozoa
/-- Superphylum Ecdysozoa (Arthropods, Roundworms, etc.)
/-- Supraphylum Panarthropoda
/-- Phylum Arthropoda
/-- Subphylum Tetraconata
/   | or: Superclass Panhexapoda in Infraphylum Atelocerata
/-- Epiclass Hexapoda
/-- Class Insecta
/-- Subclass Pterygota (winged insects)
/-- Infraclass Neoptera
/-- Superorder Endopterygota
/-- Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
/-- Suborder Polyphaga
/-- Infraorder Cucujiformia
/-- Superfamily Curculionoidea (Weevils)
/  
- Family Curculionidae (True Weevils)
 

 
  ``2-Great Grandchild:''       Boll weevil
 

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