Ottistira obrienorum

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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: Curculionidae
Subfamilia: Entiminae
Tribus: Ottistirini
Genus: Ottistira
Species: Ottistira obrienorum


  • Ottistira obrienorum Riedel, 2001: 273–275, figs. 14-15.
Type locality: Indonesia, Papua, Bommela, ca. 1750 m.
Holotype: ZSM, ♂, 30.VIII.-1.IX.1992, leg. A.Riedel.
Etymology: I take great pleasure in naming this species in honor of Drs. Lois and Charles W. O'Brien who started my interest in weevil systematics years ago and who helped me in many ways since then.