A Checklist of Weevils of the Tribe Mecysolobini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Molytinae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Authors:J. P. Andrew, Ramamurthy V. V.
Journal:Oriental Insects
Date Published:2010
Type of Article:Article
:Mecysolobini, Molytinae

An annotated checklist of the weevil tribe Mecysolobini (Molytinae: Curculionidae: Coleoptera) comprising 597 species under 8 genera along with their up to date nomenclature, synonyms and distribution is given. The analysis indicates that the tribe is almost exclusively tropical in distribution with 542 species known from Oriental and Ethiopian regions; of these 360 species are Oriental and 78 occur in India and the adjacent countries.

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