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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: Molytinae
Tribus: Cryptorhynchini
Subtribus: Cryptorhynchina
Genus: Rhynchodes

Rhynchodes White, 1846


Arachnobas Montrouzier, 1860

Type species

Rhynchodes White: Rhynchodes saundersii White, 1846 [=Rhynchodes ursus White, 1846], by subsequent designation by Heller (1916: 325)
Arachnobas Montrouzier:

Rhynchodes ursus dorsal

Dorsal view of a specimen of Rhynchodes ursus

cited sources

White, A. 1846: Insects of New Zealand. Pp. 1-27, 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. Biodiversity Heritage Library

Rhynchodes is a genus of beetles belonging to the family Curculionidae. They are restricted to New Zealand and New Caledonia.[1]
List of species

There are ten species:[2]

Rhynchodes alboguttatus
Rhynchode ater
Rhynchodes eloini
Rhynchodes falleni
Rhynchodes jekeli
Rhynchodes rubipunctatus
Rhynchodes saundersii
Rhynchodes squameus
Rhynchodes ursus
Rhynchodes weberi


Lyal, C.H.C. (1993). "Cryptorhynchinae" (PDF). Fauna of New Zealand. 29: 51. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
"Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2011 Annual Checklist". Catalogue of Life. Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 25 February 2018.


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