Poropterus

Poropterus antiquus, copyright tjeales.

Belongs within: Cryptorhynchinae.

Poropterus is a diverse genus of flightless weevils found in Australasia.

<==Poropterus Schönherr 1844M62
    |--P. abstersusMas86
    |--P. antiquusMas86
    |--P. bisignatus Pascoe 1872Mas86
    |--P. chevrolati Waterh. 1853Mas86
    |--P. concretus Pascoe 1885Mac86
    |--P. conifer (Erichs. 1842)Mas86 [=Acalles coniferB90; incl. P. prodigus Pascoe 1873B90, Mas86]
    |--P. ellipticus Pascoe 1871Mas86
    |--P. exitiosus Pascoe 1871Mas86
    |--P. flexuosus Pascoe 1871Mas86
    |--P. foveipennis Pascoe 1872Mas86
    |--P. hariolus Pascoe 1871Mas86
    |--P. inominatus Pascoe 1873Mas86
    |--P. jekeli Waterh. 1853Mas86
    |--P. lemur Pascoe 1881Mas86
    |--P. morbillosus Pascoe 1871Mas86
    |--P. musculus Pascoe 1872Mas86
    |--P. oniscus Pascoe 1873Mas86
    |--P. parryi Waterh. 1853Mas86
    |--P. pertinax Pascoe 1885Mac86
    |--P. porrigineus Pascoe 1872Mas86
    |--P. python Pascoe 1881Mas86
    |--P. satyrus Pascoe 1873Mas86
    |--P. succosusMas86
    |--P. tetricus Pascoe 1874Mas86
    |--P. tumulosus Pascoe 1873Mas86
    |--P. varicosus Pascoe 1873Mas86
    |--P. verres Pascoe 1871Mas86
    |--P. waterhousei Pascoe 1871Mas86
    `--P. westwoodi Waterh. 1853Mas86

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[B90] Blackburn, T. 1890. Notes on Australian Coleoptera, with descriptions of new species. Part V. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 4 (4): 1247–1276.

[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.

[M62] Morimoto, K. 1962. Descriptions of a new subfamily, new genera and species of the family Curculionidae of Japan. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University 11 (4): 375–409.

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