Alcidides

Alcides elegans, copyright Scott Frazier.

Belongs within: Curculionidae.

The Alcidides are an Old World tropical group of weevils that often have enlarged front legs and long teeth on the claws.

Alcidides Mas86
|--Platyurus brevicornis Mas86
`--Alcides Mas86
|--A. australis Dejean in Boisduval 1835 B35
|--A. brevicollis Pascoe 1885 Mac86
|--A. bubo Mas86
|--A. elegans Mac86
|--A. gestroi Pascoe 1885 Mac86
|--A. pentasticus Chev. 1881 Mas86
|--A. praeustus B35
|--A. profluens Pascoe 1885 Mac86
|--A. pusillus Pascoe 1885 Mas86
`--A. rostratus Pascoe 1885 Mac86

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[B35] Boisduval, J. B. 1835. Voyage de Découvertes de l’Astrolabe. Exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826–1827–1828–1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d’Urville. Faune entomologique de l’océan Pacifique, avec l’illustration des insectes nouveaux recueillis pendant le voyage vol. 2. Coléoptères et autres ordres. J. Tastu: Paris.

[Mac86] Macleay, W. 1886. The insects of the Fly River, New Guinea, “Coleoptera” (continued). Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (1): 183–204.

[Mas86] Masters, G. 1886. Catalogue of the described Coleoptera of Australia. Part V. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (3): 585–686.

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