Falklandiopsis Morrone and Anderson, 1995,

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: 37

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Falklandiopsis Morrone and Anderson, 1995


Falklandiopsis Morrone and Anderson, 1995  Fig. 24

Falklandiopsis  Morrone and Anderson, 1995: 5.

Type species.

Falklandius magellanicus  Morrone, 1992.


Very small (3.5-4.0 mm); vestiture of setae only; rostrum very short, stout; rostral dorsal carinae absent; scrobes short, ill-defined; eyes dorsal; scape medium-sized (reaching eye when resting in scrobe); funicular segments 3-6 globose; pronotum subcircular; elytra with humeral tubercles; femora subcylindrical, markedly clavate.


Falklandiopsis  is the sister genus to both Liparogetus  and the clade Falklandiellus-Telurus-Nestrius-Falklandius-Lanteriella.

Species included.

Falklandiopsis magellanica  (Morrone, 1992).

Host plants.

Nothofagus betuloides  (Mirb.) Oerst. (Nothofagacae) ( Morrone 1992b).

Geographical distribution.

Andean region (Subantarctic subregion), in southern Chile ( Morrone 1992b; Posadas 2012).

Material examined.

Falklandiopsis magellanica  (MLP, MZFC, NZAC, ZMHU).