Acroriellus Morrone and Ocampo, 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: 43

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Acroriellus Morrone and Ocampo, 1995
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Acroriellus Morrone and Ocampo, 1995 

Acroriellus  Morrone & Ocampo, 1995: 257.

Type species.

Acroriellus viridisquamosus  Morrone and Ocampo, 1995.

Diagnosis.

Very small (2.5-3.8 mm); vestiture of seta-like scales and setae; elytra with small, rounded tubercles and series of three tubercles on interval 3.

Relationships.

Acroriellus  is the sister genus to Acrostomus-Hyperoides. Originally, it was suggested that it was close to Acrorius  ( Morrone and Ocampo 1995).

Species included.

Acroriellus bobi  Morrone and Ocampo, 1995; Acroriellus carinatus  Morrone and Ocampo, 1995; Acroriellus similaris  Morrone and Ocampo, 1995; Acroriellus tuberculosus  Morrone and Ocampo, 1995; Acroriellus viridisquamosus  Morrone and Ocampo, 1995; Acroriellus vittetae  Morrone and Ocampo, 1995.

Geographical distribution.

South American Transition Zone (North Andean Paramo and Puna biogeographical provinces), in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru ( Morrone and Ocampo 1995).

Material examined.

Acroriellus bobi  (AMNH, CMNC), Acroriellus carinatus  (CMNC), Acroriellus similaris  (CMNC), Acroriellus tuberculosus  (CMNC), Acroriellus viridisquamosus  (CMNC, FMNH) and Acroriellus vittetae  (AMNH, USNM).