Anderson, Robert S., 2002, The Dryophthoridae of Costa Rica and Panama: Checklist with keys, new synonymy and descriptions of new species of Cactophagus, Mesocordylus, Metamasius and Rhodobaenus (Coleoptera; Curculionoi, Zootaxa 80, pp. 1-94: 15

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Subfamily Dryophthorinae  Schoenherr

Three genera comprise this subfamily, only two of which, Dryophthorus  and Stenommatus  , occur in the New World. The genus Dryophthorus  has an extensive distribution throughout the world with numerous species known. Six of these occur in the Americas but numerous undescribed species exist. Stenommatus  has three species known from South and Central America, and Mexico. These weevils are recognizable by their small size and antennal funicle of 4 articles. Members of this subfamily are not treated further herein.