Euops gressitti

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Taxonavigation: Curculionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Curculionoidea

Familia: Attelabidae
Subfamilia: Attelabinae
Tribus: Euopini
Genus: Euops
Subgenus: Euops (Riedelinius)
Species: Euops gressitti


Euops gressitti Riedel, 1999: 89.

Type locality: Papua New Guinea, Southern Highlands Prov., Mt. Giluwe, 2500 m.

Holotype: BPBM, ♂, 06.VI.1963, leg. J.Sedlacek.

Etymology: This species is named in honor of the late Dr J.L. Gressitt in recognition of his enormous contribution to the entomology of New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. He had not only collected many specimens used in this study, but also initiated other entomologists´ work in this region.


  • Riedelinius gressitti (Riedel, 1999): Legalov, 2003
  • Euops (Riedelinius) gressitti Riedel, 1999: Setliff, G.P. 2007 [downgrading of Riedelinius as subgenus of Euops]


Primary references[edit]

Secondary references[edit]

  • Legalov, A.A. 2003. Taxonomy, classification and phylogeny of the leaf-rolling weevils (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae: Attelabidae) of the world fauna. Novosibirsk. CD-R. 641 MB. 733 pp.
  • Setliff, G.P. 2007. Annotated checklist of weevils from the Papuan region (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea). Zootaxa 1536: 1–296.