Rupanius Morrone, 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: 49-50

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Rupanius Morrone, 1995


Rupanius Morrone, 1995 

Rupanius  Morrone, 1995c: 604.

Type species.

Rupanius carinatus  Morrone, 1995c.


Small (5.3-6.6 mm); vestiture of seta-like scales and setae; pronotum transverse; elytra subrectangular, with carina on apical declivity, disc slightly convex, lacking anteapical tubercle.


Rupanius  is the sister genus to Methypora  (Australia), and both are placed in Listroderina  . In a previous analysis ( Morrone 1997a) Rupanius  was placed in the Macrostyphlus  generic group (= Macrostyphlina  ).

Species included.

Rupanius carinatus  Morrone, 1995.

Geographical distribution.

South American Transition Zone (North Andean Paramo biogeographical province), in Colombia ( Morrone 1995c).

Material examined.

Rupanius carinatus  (CMNC).