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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: Mecinini
Genus: Rhinusa

bipustulata Species Group[edit]

Species (6):
R. algirica – R. bipustulata – R. emmrichi – R. neta – R. pelletieri – R. scrophulariae

tetra Species Group[edit]

R. acifer – R. asellus – R. comosa – R. ensifer – R. moroderi – R. tenuirostris – R. tetra – R. verbasci – R. weilli


Rhinusa Stephens, 1829


  • Stephens, J.F. 1829. A systematic catalogue of British insects: being an attempt to arrange all the hitherto discovered indigenous insects in accordance with their natural affinities, containing also the references to every English writer on entomology, and to the principal foreign authors, with all the published British genera to the present time: 1-416. full article (BHL). reference page 
  • Caldara, R. 2001: Phylogenetic analysis and higher classification of the tribe Mecinini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Curculioninae). Koleopterologische rundschau, 71: 171–203.
  • Caldara, R. 2014. Rhinusa Stephens: a taxonomic revision of the species belonging to the R. tetra and R. bipustulata groups (Coleoptera Curculionidae). Journal of Insect Biodiversity 2(19): 1–46. reference page 
  • Caldara, R.; Sassi, D.; Toševski, I. 2010: Phylogeny of the weevil genus Rhinusa Stephens based on adult morphological characters and host plant information (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Zootaxa, 2627: 39–56. Preview
  • Caldara, R. et al. 2012: Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Rhinusa tetra (Fabricius) species complex (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Zootaxa 3329: 31–40. Preview reference page 
  • Ścibior, R. & Łętowski, J. 2018. The morphology of the preimaginal stages of Rhinusa neta (Germar, 1821) and notes on its biology (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Mecinini). Zookeys, 807: 29–46. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.807.28365 Reference page.