Fine Art

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: Anthribidae
Subfamilia: Choraginae
Tribus: Apolectini - Araecerini - ? Choragini - Cisanthribini - Stenorhinini - Valenfriesiini - ? Xenorchestini - Incertae Sedis


Choraginae Kirby, 1819 [placed on the Official List of Family-Group Names in Zoology by ICZN (1994: 72), as Choragidae, with the endorsement that family-group names based on Choragus Kirby, 1819 are not to be given priority over those based on Anthribus Geoffroy, 1762] [source: ICZN (1994: 72)]
Type genus: Choragus Kirby, 1819 [source: ICZN (1994: 72)] [stem = Chorag-]

cited sources

ICZN 1994: OPINION 1756. ANTHRIBIDAE Billberg, 1820 (Insecta, Coleoptera): given precedence over CHORAGIDAE Kirby, 1819. Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 51: 72–73. ISSN: 0007-5167 Internet Archive BHL BioStor

Additional references

Alonso-Zarazaga, M.A. & Lyal, C.H.C. 1999. A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera) (excepting Scolytidae and Platypodidae). Entomopraxis, Barcelona. PDF. Reference page.
Holloway, B.A. 1982: Anthribidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Fauna of New Zealand, (3)
Pierce, W.D. 1930: Studies of the North American weevils belonging to the superfamily Platystomoidea. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 77(17): 1–34 + pl. 1-5.
Zimmerman, E.C. 1994: Australian weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Volume 1. Orthoceri Anthribidae to Attelabidae, the primitive weevils. CSIRO Publications - Entomological Society of America. Melbourne. ISBN 0 643 05145 7 (v. 1) ISBN 0 643 05144 9 (set)

Choraginae is a subfamily of fungus weevils in the beetle family Anthribidae. There are about 9 genera and more than 180 described species in Choraginae.[1][2][3][4]
Choragus sheppardi


These nine genera belong to the subfamily Choraginae:

Acaromimus Jordan, 1907
Araecerus Schoenherr, 1823
Choragus Kirby, 1819
Euxenulus Valentine, 1960
Euxenus LeConte, 1876
Habroxenus Valentine, 1998
Neoxenus Valentine, 1998
Pseudochoragus Petri, 1912
Sicanthus Valentine, 1998


"Choraginae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
"Choraginae subfamily Information". Retrieved 2019-09-24.
Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; Lyal, Christopher H. C. (1999). A World Catalogue of Families and Genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera) (Excepting Scotylidae and Platypodidae). Entomopraxis. ISBN 978-84-605-9994-4.

Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.

Further reading

Valentine, Barry D. (1998). "A review of Nearctic and some related Anthribidae (Coleoptera)". Insecta Mundi. 12 (3–4): 251–296. ISSN 0749-6737.
Valentine, Barry D. (2002). "Family 126: Anthribidae". In Arnett, Ross H. Jr.; Thomas, Michael C.; Skelley, Paul E.; Frank, J. Howard (eds.). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press. pp. 695–700. ISBN 978-0-8493-0954-0.
Douglas, H.; Bouchard, P.; Anderson, R. S.; de Tonnancour, P.; et al. (2013). "New Curculionoidea (Coleoptera) records for Canada". ZooKeys (681): 13–48. doi:10.3897/zookeys.681.12469. PMC 5523881. PMID 28769721.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2013). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 7: Curculionoidea I. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-26093-1.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2013). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 8: Curculionoidea II. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-25916-4.
LeConte, J. L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. Vol. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 978-0665100550.


Biology Encyclopedia

Retrieved from ""
All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

Home - Hellenica World