Cossonini

Belongs within: Cossoninae. The Cossonini are smooth-bodied weevils with lateral, rounded or oval eyes, widely separated procoxal cavities, distinct humeri, and the mesoventrite on the level of the metaventrite (Legalov 2020). <==CossoniniM94 |–Dynatopechus Marshall 1931A02 | `–D. aureopilosus (Fairmaire 1849)A02 |–Stenotrupis Wollaston 1873 [incl. Diodimorpha Broun 1883, Pseudaphioda Voss 1956]A02 | `–S. acicula Wollaston 1873A02… Continue reading Cossonini

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Acamptini

Belongs within: Cossoninae. The Acamptini are wood-dwelling weevils with a covering of dense, broad, erect or suberect scales, sometimes with a crustose coating, and lacking an apical comb of setae on the hind tibia (Anderson 2002). <==AcamptiniB14 |–AcamptellaB14 |–TrachodiscaB14 |–PseudacamptopsisB14 |–AcamptopsisB14 |–ChoerorrhynchusB14 |–MenaresB14 |–PrionarthrusB14 `–Acamptus LeConte 1876 [incl. Glyphostethus Marshall 1921, Pseudacamptus Champion 1909]A02 |–A.… Continue reading Acamptini

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Cossoninae

Belongs within: Curculioninae.Contains: Acamptini, Pentarthrini, Dryotribini, Cossonini, Stenoscelidina, Rhyncolina. The Cossoninae are a group of elongate-bodied weevils that are borers in dead or dying wood (Marvaldi & Lanteri 2005). Characters (from Marvaldi & Lanteri 2005): Body elongate, parallel-sided, depressed. Rostrum often shorter than prothorax. All legs usually with uncinate tibiae; front tibiae with grooming device… Continue reading Cossoninae

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