Systematic and faunistic list of Italian Curculionoidea, excluding Scolytidae and Platypodidae (Insecta, Coleoptera).

Publication Type:Journal Article
Authors:P. Abbazzi, Maggini L.
Date Published:2009

The present catalogue summarizes literature and collection records about Italian Curculionoidea (Scolytidae and Platypodidae excepted), for a total number of 2216 species and subspecies, belonging to 506 genera and subgenera. The general and Italian distribution, ecological and biological information, and host plants are listed for each taxon. Nomenclatural and systematic changes since 2003 are given. The synonymy of Otiorhynchus liguricus is revised as follows: Otiorhynchus liguricus Apfelbeck, 1897 = O. salicis Stierlin, 1858 (nec Strom 1788) syn. rev., = O. pseudonothus Apfelbeck, 1897 syn. rev., = O. salicicola Heyden, 1908, syn. rev.

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