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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: Anthribidae
Subfamilia: Anthribinae
Genus: Helmoreus
Species: H. agathidis – H. curvirostris – H. dufouri – H. dugdalei – H. gressitti – H. nothofagi – H. sharpi – H. watti

[list of species after Kuschel (1998)]

Helmoreus Holloway, 1982

Type species

Anthribus sharpi Broun, 1880, by original designation

cited sources

Broun, T. 1880: Manual of the New Zealand Coleoptera. Colonial Museum and Geological Survey Department, Wellington. Internet Archive Biodiversity Heritage Library BUGZ
Holloway, B.A. 1982: Anthribidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Fauna of New Zealand, (3)
Kuschel, G. 1998: The subfamily Anthribinae in New Caledonia and Vanuatu (Coleoptera: Anthribidae). New Zealand journal of zoology, 25: 335–408.


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Helmoreus is a genus of fungus weevil which was circumscribed by the New Zealand entomologist Beverley Holloway in 1982. The generic name honors the scientific illustrator Des Helmore.[1][3] It is found in New Zealand, Australia, and New Caledonia.[4] It is in the tribe Stenocerini.[5][6]

As of 1998, species include:[4][1]

Helmoreus agathidis Kuschel, 1998
Helmoreus curvirostris Kuschel, 1998
Helmoreus dugdalei Kuschel, 1998
Helmoreus dufouri (Montrouzier, 1861)
Helmoreus gressitti Kuschel, 1998
Helmoreus nothofagi Kuschel, 1998
Helmoreus sharpi (Broun, 1880)
Helmoreus watti Kuschel, 1998


Holloway, B. A. (1982). Anthribidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Fauna of New Zealand. Vol. 3. Wellington: Science Information Division, DSTR. pp. 66–69. ISBN 978-0-477-06703-4.
Broun, Thomas (1880). Manual of the New Zealand Coleoptera. Vol. 1. Wellington: James Hughes. p. 546.
May, Brenda M. (1993). Larvae of Curculionoidea. (Insecta: Coleoptera): a systematic overview. Fauna of New Zealand. Vol. 28. Lincoln, NZ: Manaaki Whenua Press. p. 34.
Kuschel, G. (1998). "The subfamily Anthribinae in New Caledonia and Vanuatu (Coleoptera: Anthribidae)". New Zealand Journal of Zoology. 25 (4): 353–458. doi:10.1080/03014223.1998.9518163.
Lawrence, John F.; Ślipiński, Adam (2013). Morphology, Classification and Keys. Australian Beetles. Vol. 1. Collingwood, VIC: CSIRO. p. 417. ISBN 978-0-643-09729-2.
Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; Lyal, Christopher H. C. (1999). A World Catalogue of Families and Genera of Curculionoidea. (Insecta: Coleoptera). (Excepting Scolytidae and Platypodidae). Barcelona: Entomopraxis. pp. 18, 35. ISBN 84-605-9994-9.

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