Ancistropterus quadrispinosus

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Ancistropterus quadrispinosus
Taxonavigation: Curculionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Superfamilia: Curculionoidea

Familia: Curculionidae
Subfamilia: Curculioninae
Tribus: Eugnomini
Subtribus: Eugnomina
Genus: Ancistropterus
Species: Ancistropterus quadrispinosus


  • Ancistropterus quadrispinosus White, 1846
    • Authority for placement: objective (type species of Ancistropterus White, 1846)
    • Current placement: Ancistropterus White, 1846, as valid species
    • Gender: changeable (-us, -um, -a)
    • Original genus: Ancistropterus White, 1846
    • Original status: valid species
    • Primary type: syntypes or unique holotype
      • Fixation: automatic
    • Type locality: 'Port Nicholson, New Zealand' [=Wellington]

Primary references[edit]

  • White, A. 1846. Insects of New Zealand. Pp. 1–24, plates 1–7 in: Richardson, J. & Gray, J.E. (eds) The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus & Terror, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, R.N., F.R.S., during the years 1839 to 1843. Vol. II. Reptiles, fishes, Crustacea, insects, Mollusca. London: E.W. Janson. BHL reference page  [first availability, see p. 15, and Pl. 3, fig. 14]

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