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Molecular and morphological phylogenetics of weevils (coleoptera, curculionoidea): do niche shifts accompany diversification?
- A. Marvaldi, A. Sequeira, C. O'brien†, B. Farrell
- Biology, Medicine
- Systematic biology
- 1 September 2002
The main goals of this study were to provide a robust phylogeny for the families of the superfamily Curculionoidea, to discover relationships and major natural groups within the family Curculionidae,… Expand
The Beetles of the Pacific Northwest, Part V: Rhipiceroidea, Sternoxi, Phytophaga, Rhynchophora, and Lamellicornia
- C. O'brien†
- 15 June 1973
Unexpected Ecological Effects of Distributing the Exotic Weevil, Larinus planus (F.), for the Biological Control of Canada Thistle
Rhinocyllus conicus, a weevil introduced for biological control of exotic weeds, has had major nontarget ecological effects on native thistles. Some practitioners have argued that this is an isolated… Expand
Prolonged mate guarding and sperm competition in the weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.)
The hypothesis that prolonged copulatory mate guarding coexists with last male sperm precedence was tested for the sugarcane rootstalk borer weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) (Coleoptera:… Expand
Taxonomic revision and cladistic analysis of Atrichonotus Buchanan (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
In this study Floresianus Hustache and Floresianellus Lanteri are considered synonyms of Atrichon otus Buchanan, because they are evolutionary grades within the same genus. Atrichonotus is… Expand
Weevil diversity and seasonality in tropical Panamá as deduced from light-trap catches (Coleoptera:Curculionoidea)
Wolda, Henk, Charles W. O'Brien, and Henry P. Stockwell. Weevil Diversity and Seasonality in Tropical Panama as Deduced from Light-Trap Catches (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Smithsonian Contributions… Expand
OLD TRAPS FOR NEW WEEVILS: NEW RECORDS FOR CURCULIONIDS (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE), BRENTIDS (COLEOPTERA: BRENTIDAE) AND ANTHRIBIDS (COLEOPTERA: ANTHRIBIDAE) FROM JEFFERSON CO., FLORIDA
Abstract Trapping studies using three different types of traps placed in several wild and cultivated habitats in North Florida (Jefferson Co.) produced 97 different species of adult weevils in the… Expand
Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera) from the state of Guanajuato, Mexico.
This study is a contribution to the knowledge of the weevil species present in the State of Guanajuato, Mexico. During this study, 73 genera and 125 species were identified. The subfamilies best… Expand
Molecular and morphological examination of Cyrtobagous sp. collected from Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Australia, and Florida
- P. T. Madeira, P. W. Tipping, D. Gandolfo, T. D. Center, T. K. Van, C. O'brien†
- 11 August 2006
Two members of the floating fern genus Salvinia (Salviniaceae), S. minima Baker and S. molesta Mitchell, have established in the United States. Cyrtobagous salviniae Calder and Sands (Coleoptera:… Expand
Ganglionus, a New Genus of Derelomini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Associated with Carludovica (Cyclanthaceae)
Abstract Ganglionus, gen. nov., is described for five species: G. mitigatus, sp. nov., from Costa Rica; G. catenatus, sp. nov., from Costa Rica and Panama; G. undulatus, sp. nov., from Costa Rica and… Expand