Pine gall weevil Podapion gallicola, copyright Brenda Bull.

Belongs within: Apioninae.

The Aplemonini are apionine weevils with confluent mesocoxal cavities, and all elytral striae complete, coarsely impressed and punctate, with stria 1 straight at the base and not reaching the elytra’s basal margin (Zimmerman 1994).

    |--Podapion Riley 1883Z94
    |    `--P. gallicola Riley 1883AK02
         |--O. dumonti (Peyerimhoff 1929)HF03
         |--O. poupillieri (Wencker 1864)HF03
         `--O. vincenti (Desbrochers 1904)HF03

*Type species of generic name indicated


[AK02] Anderson, R. S., & D. G. Kissinger. 2002. Brentidae Billberg 1820. In: Arnett, R. H., Jr, M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley & J. H. Frank (eds) American Beetles vol. 2. Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea pp. 711–719. CRC Press.

[HF03] Halperin, J., & J. Fremuth. 2003. Contribution to the knowledge of Curculionoidea (Coleoptera) and their host plants in Israel. Zoology in the Middle East 29: 93–100.

[Z94] Zimmerman, E. C. 1994. Australian Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) vol. 2. Brentidae, Eurhynchidae, Apionidae and a chapter on immature stages by Brenda May. CSIRO Australia.

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