Tristanodes Brinck, 1948,

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: 34

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scientific name

Tristanodes Brinck, 1948
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Tristanodes Brinck, 1948 

Tristanodes  Brinck, 1948: 58.

Type species.

Tristanodes craterophilus  Brinck, 1948.

Diagnosis.

Small to very small (3.7-6.5 mm); vestiture of seta-like scales and setae; pronotum subcylindrical.

Relationships.

Tristanodes  is the sister genus to both Palaechthus  and Palaechtodes  . Oberprieler (1992) considered that the distinction between Tristanodes, Gunodes and Inaccodes  is not without doubt.

Species included.

Tristanodes attai  Brinck, 1948; Tristanodes conicus  Brinck, 1948; Tristanodes craterophilus  Brinck, 1948; Tristanodes echinatus  Brinck, 1948; Tristanodes insolidus  Brinck, 1948; Tristanodes integer  Brinck, 1948; Tristanodes medius  Brinck, 1948; Tristanodes minor  Brinck, 1948; Tristanodes reppetonis  Brinck, 1948; Tristanodes scirpophilus  Brinck, 1948; Tristanodes sivertseni  Brinck, 1948.

Immature stages.

Tristanodes scirpophilus  (Kuschel, 1962).

Geographical distribution.

Tristan da Cunha-Gough islands ( Brinck 1948; Kuschel 1962).

Material examined.

Tristanodes attai  (BMNH) and Tristanodes  spp. (BMNH).