New tribes of the superfamily Curculionoidea (Coleoptera) in Burmese amber

Published on Jul 4, 2015in Historical Biology1.489
· DOI :10.1080/08912963.2014.896908
Andrei A. Legalov13
Estimated H-index: 13
(RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences),
George Poinar29
Estimated H-index: 29
(OSU: Oregon State University)
Two new tribes in the Curculionoidea are described as the Anchineini Poinar and Legalov, n. trib. (Ithyceridae: Carinae) and Paleocryptorhynchini Poinar and Legalov, n. trib. (Curculionidae: Erirhininae). The genus Anchineus Poinar and Brown, 2009, n. placem. is transferred from the subfamily Curculioninae of the family Curculionidae to the subfamily Carinae of the family Ithyceridae. The genus Paleocryptorhynchus Poinar, 2009, n. placem. is transferred from the subfamily Cryptorhynchinae to the subfamily Erirhininae. The placement of the genus Mesophyletis Poinar, 2006 in the family Ithyceridae was confirmed.
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