Methypora Pascoe, 1865,

Morrone, Juan J., 2013, The subtribes and genera of the tribe Listroderini (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Cyclominae): Phylogenetic analysis with systematic and biogeographical accounts, ZooKeys 273, pp. 15-71: 49

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scientific name

Methypora Pascoe, 1865
status

 

Methypora Pascoe, 1865 

Methypora  Pascoe, 1865: 416.

Type species.

Methypora postica  Pascoe, 1865 (by indication, monotypy).

Diagnosis.

Small (4.0-7.0 mm); vestiture of subcircular scales and setae; pronotum subcylindrical, lacking tubercles; scutellum visible; elytra not fused along interelytral suture, lacking series of declivital tubercles; female elytral apex produced; tibiae with spurs.

Relationships.

Methypora  is the sister genus to Rupanius  .

Species included.

Methypora postica  Pascoe, 1865 and Methypora tibialis  Lea, 1911.

Geographical distribution.

Australia ( Oberprieler 2010).

Material examined.

Methypora postica  (BMNH).