3.7. Curculionidae Latreille, 1802

@inproceedings{Oberprieler201437CL,
  title={3.7. Curculionidae Latreille, 1802},
  author={Rolf G. Oberprieler and Roberto Caldara and Jiri Skuhrovec and Adriana E. Marvaldi and Anal{\'i}a Alicia Lanteri and M. Guadalupe Del R{\'i}o and Massimo Meregalli and Christopher H. C. Lyal and Henry A. Hespenheide and Nico M. Franz and Bjarte H. Jordal},
  year={2014}
}
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