Neopachytychius Hustache, 1939,

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: 32

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Neopachytychius Hustache, 1939


Neopachytychius Hustache, 1939  Fig. 22

Neopachytychius  Hustache, 1939b: 55.

Pernotaris  Voss, 1943: 232 (type species: Pernotaris squamiger  Voss, 1943 [= Neopachytychius squamosus  Hustache, 1939]).

Type species.

Neopachytychius squamosus  Hustache, 1939.


Small (3.8-6.5 mm); vestiture of subcircular scales and setae; mandible and pharyngeal process long and narrow; rostral dorsal carinae present; antennal insertion distal; postocular lobes slightly developed; elytra oblong-oval.


Neopachytychius  is the sister genus to Haversiella  , andboth constitute the sister group to the five genera from the Tristan da Cunha-Gough islands. In a previous analysis based only on American genera ( Morrone 1997a), Neopachytychius  was considered to be the sister genus to Listronotus  .

Species included.

Neopachytychius squamosus  Hustache, 1939.

Geographical distribution.

Neotropical region, in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Uruguay ( Marvaldi 1994).

Material examined.

Neopachytychius squamosus  (FIML, IADIZA, MACN, MHNS, MLP, MZFC).