Trachodema Blanchard, 1849,

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: 50

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Trachodema Blanchard, 1849


Trachodema Blanchard, 1849 

Trachodema  Blanchard, 1849: pl. 24.

Type species.

Trachodema tuberculosa  Blanchard, 1849 (by indication, monotypy).


Small to very small (2.5-5.3 mm); vestiture of scales with finger-like processes and setae; scape long (surpassing posterior margin of eye when resting in scrobe); pronotum transverse.


Trachodema  is the sister genus to Lamiarhinus-Philippius  .

Species included.

Trachodema paolae  Alonso-Zarazaga, 2012 and Trachodema tuberculosa  Blanchard, 1849.

Host plants.

Trachodema tuberculosa  : Atriplex semibaccata  R. Br. ( Chenopodiaceae  ) ( Morrone 1992c).

Geographical distribution.

Andean region (Central Chilean subregion) ( Morrone 1992c).

Material examined.

Trachodema paolae  (MHNS) and Trachodema tuberculosa  (CMNC, CWOB, DZUP, FIML, MHNS, MZFC, USNM).