New and little known weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) from the Paleogene and Neogene

  title={New and little known weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) from the Paleogene and Neogene},
  author={Andrei A. Legalov},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  pages={59 - 80}
  • A. Legalov
  • Published 1 February 2013
  • Biology
  • Historical Biology
A new tribe, Palaeorhopalotriini Legalov, n. tribe, new genera, Electranthribus Legalov, n. gen. (type species: Electranthribus zherikhini n. sp.), Palaeorhopalotria Legalov, n. gen. (type species: Palaeorhopalotria neli n. sp.), Eoceneithycerus Legalov, n. gen. (type species: Eoceneithycerus carpenteri n. sp.), Succinorhynchites Legalov, n. gen. (type species: S. alberti n. sp.), Palaeophelypera Legalov, n. gen. (type species: Palaeophelypera kuscheli n. sp.) and Archaeocallirhopalus Legalov… 
The oldest Brentidae and Curculionidae (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) from the Aptian of Bon-Tsagaan
A new tribe, Palaeoerirhinini Legalov, n. tribe, two new genera, Cretotanaos Legalov, n. gen. (type species: Cretotanaosbontsaganensis n. sp.) (Curculionidae: Erirhininae) and Palaeoerirhinus
New Weevils (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea) from the Earlymost Eocene Oise Amber
Several new tribes, genera and species of Curculionoidea are described from the earlymost Eocene Oise amber (France) and the generic name Protoceletes Rheinheimer, 2007, syn.
New species of the subfamily Cossoninae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Dominican amber
Based on the extant weevil fauna, it appears that the Hispaniolan Cossonine were more diverse in the Tertiary than at present.
Two new species and new findings of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera) in Baltic Amber
Two new species, Succinometrioxena attenuata Legalov et Poinar, sp. n. (Belidae: Oxycoryninae: Metrioxenini) and Tachyerges hyperoche Legalov et Poinar, sp. n. (Curculionidae: Curculioninae:
New Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from Rovno Amber
A new genus Rovnoslonik Legalov, Nazarenko and Perkovsky gen. nov and the first records of the genera Dorytomus Germar, 1817 and Paonaupactus Voss, 1953 from Rov no amber are described from the Late Eocene Rovno amber.
The Mesozoic stage of evolution of the family Nemonychidae (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea)
The Mesozoic stage in the evolution of the family Nemonychidae is studied; 80 species of 42 genera are recorded in the Mesozoics fauna and the phylogeny and morphology of this family are considered.
Taxonomic entities included in the present key are: new tribe Isanirini Legalov, trib. n. (type genus Isaniris J. Thomson, 1858), three new subtribes Deracanthina Legalov, subtrib. n. (type genus
New weevils (Curculionidae) in Baltic amber
The first records of representatives of the tribes Plinthini, Acicnemidini, Eugnomini, and Rhamphini in the Baltic amber are recorded, and Succinostyphlus erectosquamata is transferred from the tribe Derelomini of the subfamily Curculioninae to the tribe Acicmidini ofThe subfamily Molytinae.
New Anthribidae (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) in Dominican and Mexican ambers
The genera Toxonotus, Eugonus, Piesocorynus, Piezobarra, Neoxenus and Cyptoxanus are reported in the fossil state for the first time and further demonstrate the diversity of the Curculionoidea fauna in New World amber.


An annotated checklist of the family Nemonychidae is presented, with a key to the supraspecific taxa provided. New subtribe Brarina Legalov, subtrib.n. (type genus: Brarus Kuschel, 1997) of the tribe
A new weevil genus of the tribe Metrioxenini (Coleoptera: Belidae) in Eocene Baltic amber
A new genus, Succinometrioxena n. gen., and a new species, S. poinari n. sp. (Metrioxenini: Oxycoryninae), are described from Baltic amber. This new genus resembles the recent genus Wallacexena
Observations on the morphology and classification of weevils (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea) with a key to major groups
A brief account of the present state of weevil taxonomy is followed by a detailed study of certain structures used in their classification, namely the venter, abdominal tergites, sternite 8 of the
Apionidae from North and Central America. Part 4. Generic classification and introduction to the genus Coelocephalapion Wagner, with new species from Mexico and Venezuela (Coleoptera)
Six new species of Coelocephalapion are described and C. pilirostre (Wagner), near bryanti, is redescribed from Mexico and Honduras with neotype designation.
New mesozoic Ithyceridae beetles (Coleoptera)
A new subfamily, Mongolocarinae subfam. nov. of the family Ithyceridae, from the Middle-Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous of Asia is described. It includes five genera with five species: Palaeocar
Apionidae from North and Central America. Part 5. Description of genus Apionion and 4 new species (Coleoptera)
Apionion (type species Apion crassum Fall) is described for 14 species formerly assigned to the Apion annulatum species group of Coelocephalapion Wagner, namely, championi Sharp, crassum Fall,
Apionidae from North and Central America. Part 6. Description of new species of Apionion Kissinger, Coelocephalapion Wagner and Trichapion Wagner (Coleoptera)
Six new species of Coelocephalapion Wagner are described and a closely similar species, Apionion bettyae (Kissinger), new combination, with probable host plant Lonchocarpus sp.
New curculionoid beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) from the Baltic amber
New genera and species of curculionid beetles from the Baltic amber, Pseudoglaesotropis martynovi gen. et sp. nov. (Anthribidae), Palaeometrioxena zherikhini gen. et sp. nov. (Belidae),
New species of the genus Glaesotropis (Insecta: Coleoptera: Anthribidae) from Rovno amber
A new species of the fungus weevil genus Glaesotropis is described from the Late Eocene Rovno amber that differs from G. weitschati and G. minor in having an uninterrupted posterior transverse carina on the pronotum, elytra less convex longitudinally, and a slightly broadened rostrum at the attachment of antennae.
A review of the tribe Auletini (Coleoptera, Rhynchitidae) from the Russian fauna: 1. Subtribe Auletobiina
The genus Auletobius in the Russian fauna is revised and Keys to the subtribes of the tribe Auletini, subgenera of the genus Auleobius, and species of the subgenus Aulet Obius s.