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Acalles is a genus of beetles in the family Curculionidae. Beetles of this genus can be found in southeastern North America living among leaf litter or dead branches and vines.[1] There are at least 570 species in the Acalles genus.[2]

Acalles ptinoides (Marsham, 1802) (15239557849).png
Acalles ptinoides
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Cryptorhynchinae
Tribe: Cryptorhynchini
Subtribe: Tylodina
Genus: Acalles
Schönherr, 1825
at least 570 species

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Genus Acalles". Bug Guide. Retrieved 2011-09-28.
  2. ^ "Acalles". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2011-09-28.