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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Superfamilia: Curculionoidea

Familia: Curculionidae
Subfamilia: Curculioninae
Tribus: Eugnomini
Subtribus: Eugnomina
Genus: Ancistropterus
Species (3): A. brouni – A. quadrispinosus – ?A. mundus

Ancistropterus White, 1846
Authority for placement: Alonso-Zarazaga & Lyal, 1999: 79
Current placement: Eugnomina, as valid genus
Gender: [masculine]
Type species: Ancistropterus quadrispinosus White, 1846
Fixation: monotypy

Incorrect subsequent spellings


Primary references

White, A. 1846. Insects of New Zealand. Pp. 1–24, plates 1–7 in: Richardson, J. & Gray, J.E. (eds) The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus & Terror, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, R.N., F.R.S., during the years 1839 to 1843. Vol. II. Reptiles, fishes, Crustacea, insects, Mollusca. London: E.W. Janson. BHL Reference page. [first availability, see p. 15]

Additional references

Dickinson, K.J.M.; Mark, A.F.; Barratt, B.I.P.; Patrick, B.H. 1998: Rapid ecological survey, inventory and implementation: a case study from Waikaia Ecological Region, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 28: 83–156. [p. 154, ?Ancistropterus sp. 2, highly dubious record]
May, B.M. 1993. Larvae of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera): a systematic overview. Fauna of New Zealand 28. DOI: 10.7931/J2/FNZ.28. Reference page. [see p. 72]
Pritchard, E.D. 1952: Random notes. New Zealand entomologist, 1(2): 12–14. PDF

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