Conapium Motschulsky, 1866

Wanat, Marek & Munzinger, Jérôme, 2012, Biology of the Apionidae (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) in New Caledonia, a preliminary report, Zootaxa 3554, pp. 59-74: 71

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10.5281/zenodo.282867

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Conapium Motschulsky, 1866
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Genus Conapium Motschulsky, 1866 

The only New Caledonian species, endemic to Lifou (Loyalty Is.) Conapium piscidiae ( Montrouzier, 1860)  , belongs to the widespread Oriental C. nitidulum  —species group, in which males have mucronate mid- and hind tibiae. According to its original description by P. Montrouzier, this weevil was collected from Orobus piscidia  ( Fabaceae  ).