Cubicorhynchus maculatus, copyright John Bromilow.

Belongs within: Cyclominae.

Cubicorhynchus is an Australian genus of weevils in which the head is typically separated from the rostrum by a conspicuous transverse sulcus between the anterior margins of the supraocular horns, the eyes are ovoid and the antennal scapes do not extend much beyond the caudal margins of the eyes. They are typically associated with grasses, with larvae feeding on the stems (Zimmerman 1993).

<==Cubicorhynchus Lacordaire 1863 [=Cubicorrhynchus Gemminger & Harold 1871]Z93
|--*C. calcaratus Macleay 1865 (see below for synonymy)Z93
|--C. aureomaculatus Ferguson 1915 [=Cubicorrhynchus aureomaculatus; incl. Cubicorrhynchus rectipes Ferguson 1915]Z93
|--C. aurigena (Blackburn 1899) [=Hyborrhynchus aurigena, Cubicorrhynchus aurigena]Z93
|--C. bohemani (Boheman 1843) (see below for synonymy)Z93
|--C. crenicollis (Waterhouse 1854) [=Amycterus crenicollis, Cubicorrhynchus crenicollis]Z93
|--C. curvipes Ferguson 1915 [=Cubicorrhynchus curvipes]Z93
|--C. dohrnii (Waterhouse 1854) [=Amycterus dohrnii]Z93
|--C. globicollis Lea 1911 [=Cubicorrhynchus globicollis]Z93
|--C. illidgei Ferguson 1916 [=Cubicorrhynchus illidgei]Z93
|--C. maculatus Macleay 1865 (see below for synonymy)Z93
|--C. minor Ferguson 1916Z93
|--C. modestus Sloane 1893Z93
|--C. mussoni Blackburn 1892 [incl. Cubicorrhynchus auriculatus Ferguson 1916]Z93
|--C. occultus Sloane 1893Z93
|--C. serratipes Ferguson 1916 [=Cubicorrhynchus serratipes]Z93
|--C. setosus Ferguson 1916Z93
|--C. sordidus Ferguson 1916Z93
|--C. sparsus Ferguson 1916Z93
|--C. spinicollis Macleay 1866Z93
|--C. sterilis Pascoe 1874 [incl. C. quadraticollis Ferguson 1915, C. substrigosus Ferguson 1915]Z93
|--C. strigicollis Ferguson 1915Z93
|--C. taurus Blackburn 1895Z93
`--C. valgus Lea 1909Z93

Cubicorhynchus bohemani (Boheman 1843) [=Amycterus bohemani, Cubicorrhynchus bohemani, Cubicorrhynchus bohemanni (l. c.); incl. Cubicorhynchus angularis Macleay 1866, Acantholophus scotobioides Pascoe 1874, Cubicorhynchus scotobioides, Cubicorhynchus tortipes Blackburn 1897]Z93

*Cubicorhynchus calcaratus Macleay 1865 [=Cubicorrhynchus calcaratus; incl. C. sepidioides Macleay 1865, Acantholophus sepidioides, Acantolophus (l. c.) sepidioides]Z93

Cubicorhynchus maculatus Macleay 1865 [incl. Cubicorrhynchus maculatus var. brevipes Lea 1910, Cubicorrhynchus maculicollis Lea 1910, Cubicorhynchus piceosetosus Macleay 1865]Z93

*Type species of generic name indicated


[Z93] Zimmerman, E. C. 1993. Australian Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) vol. 3. Nanophyidae, Rhynchophoridae, Erirhinidae, Curculionidae: Amycterinae, literature consulted. CSIRO Australia.

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