Nacodius Morrone, 1994,

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: 24-25

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Nacodius Morrone, 1994


Nacodius Morrone, 1994 

Nacodius  Morrone, 1994e: 3.

Type species.

Nacodius martitae  Morrone, 1994.


Small (4.6-6.9 mm); vestiture of seta-like scales and setae; eyes large, slightly convex; pronotum lacking postocular lobes, with disc smooth, polished; elytra with intervals flat.


Nacodius  is the sister genus to Amathynetoides  , and both are placed in Macrostyphlina  . In a previous analysis ( Morrone 1997a) Nacodius  was placed in the Antarctobius  generic group (= Listroderina  ).

Species included.

Nacodius alectrus  Morrone, 1994; Nacodius brevirostris  (Voss, 1954); Nacodius martitae  Morrone, 1994; Nacodius omissus  (Kuschel, 1952).

Geographical distribution.

South American Transition Zone (North Andean Paramo and Puna biogeographical provinces), in Ecuador and Peru ( Morrone 1994e).

Material examined.

Nacodius alectrus  (CWOB), Nacodius brevirostris  (SMTD), Nacodius martitae  (AMNH, CWOB, MLP, MZFC) and Nacodius omissus  (BMNH).