Melanterius, W. F. Erichson, 1842

Pinzón-Navarro, Sara V., Jennings, Debbie & Oberprieler, Rolf G., 2017, Host associations of Melanterius Erichson (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Cleogonini), with a diagnosis and delimitation of the genus and description of five new species, Zootaxa 4298 (1), pp. 1-77: 26

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Melanterius  sp. 1 near M. vinosus 

M. vinosus  a series of seven specimens in the ANIC from Kinchega National Park in New South Wales, similar to M. vinosus  (as identified by Lea ) in most characters but differing in the females having the pro- and mesotibial unci arising from the outside or the tibial apex (as in the M. maculatus  group), was collected on Acacia ligulata  in December 2001 ( Table 1). 


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