A taxonomic review on the genus Larinodontes Faust, 1898 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from the Oriental Region with a description of a new species from India

Levent Gültekin, Christopher H. C. Lyal

Abstract


The genus Larinodontes Faust, 1898 stat. rev. is revised and a diagnostic redescription given. The holotype of Larinodontes indicus Faust, 1898 is examined. A new species Larinodontes thompsoni sp. nov. is described from India; both species are described, keyed and illustrated. Larinodontes indicus is a new record for Laos and Vietnam.

Keywords


Larinodontes, Lixini, Curculionidae, Oriental Region, systematics, taxonomic revision.

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