Conotrachelus scoparius Champion, 1904

Chamorro, Maria Lourdes & Barclay, Maxwell V. L., 2018, On the identity of a U. S. intercepted Conotrachelus Dejean (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with avocado (Perseaamericana), Biodiversity Data Journal 6, pp. 26362-26362: 26362

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Conotrachelus scoparius Champion, 1904


Conotrachelus scoparius Champion, 1904  

Conotrachelus scoparius   Champion, 1904; - Champion 1904: 405 [Type locality: Mexico, Yautepec in Morelos; BMNH; male]. - O'Brien and Wibmer 1982: 132 [annotated checklist]. - Salas-Araiza et al. 2001: 52 [regional checklist].


Type status: Holotype. Occurrence: catalogNumber: NHMUK010801258; sex: male; otherCatalogNumbers: BMNH(E)#71565; Location: country: Mexico; stateProvince: Morelos; locality: Yautepec ; verbatimLocality: Yautepec, Morelos; maximumElevationInMeters: 1158m; locationAccordingTo: Selander and Vaurie 1962; locationRemarks: City east of Cuernavaca, 3800ft; 18°53', 99°04'; decimalLatitude: 18.88333; decimalLongitude: -99.06667; georeferencedBy: M.L. Chamorro (USNM); georeferenceSources: Google Maps and Selander and Vaurie 1962; Identification: identifiedBy: Champion; dateIdentified: 1904; Record Level: institutionID: BMNH; collectionCode: Entomology, B.C.A. Col. iv. 4; ownerInstitutionCode: BMNH GoogleMaps  


Size: 4.5 mm. Currently, only the male is known for this species, which can be distinguished from other species included in this study by the presence of elongate, fulvous setae apically on all tibiae (Fig. 14).