The Middle American species of Embates Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Baridinae).

  title={The Middle American species of Embates Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Baridinae).},
  author={Jens Prena},
  • J. Prena
  • Published 19 December 2005
  • Biology
  • Zootaxa
The neotropical weevil genus Embates Chevrolat is revised. New synonyms of Embates are Drepanambates Jekel, Batames Casey, Macrambates Casey and Cholinambates Casey. Information is provided about the morphology of the immature stages, life history, sexual dimorphism and morphological variability. A total of 69 species is recognized in Middle America, 38 of which are newly described here: E. aequiperabilis, E. aliquantulus, E. bicoctura, E. burgeri, E. callifer, E. chelys, E. clandestinus, E… 

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