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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Superfamilia: Curculionoidea

Familia: Curculionidae
Subfamilia: Cyclominae
Tribus: Aterpini
Genus: Acanthopterus
Species (7): A. bidens – A. granulosus – A. inermis – A. lugubris – A. penicillatus – A. tristis – A. velatus

Acanthopterus Faust, 1889: 67

Original status: Valid genus
Type species: Trachodes penicillatus Montrouzier, 1861 (imprint 1860)
Fixation: Monotypy
ZooBank: 9AD1C41A-172E-4D98-B268-14F0A1D6758A


Kuschel, G. 2014: The New Caledonian and Fijian species of Aterpini and Gonipterini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Mémoires du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle 206: 133–163. Reference page.

Additional references

Crosby, T.K.; Larochelle, A. 1994: List of the Coleoptera genera in the New Zealand Arthropod Collection (NZAC). Weta 17(2): 44–69. web version Reference page. [misleadingly listed as if present in New Zealand, see pp. 45, 60]

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