Trigonopterus monteithi

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Trigonopterus monteithi Riedel, holotype


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: Molytinae
Tribus: Cryptorhynchini
Subtribus: Tylodina
Genus: Trigonopterus
Species: Trigonopterus monteithi


  • Trigonopterus monteithi Riedel, 2016: 137–140, fig. 23.
Type locality: Australia, Queensland, Kuranda, Saddle Mountain Road, S16° 48.836´ E145° 39.580´, sample 3, 586 m.
Holotype: QMB, ARC3717 (EMBL # LN888199), ♂, 31-III-2014.
Etymology: This species is named in honor of Geoff Monteith (Brisbane), who collected the majority of the new Australian Trigonopterus species for the first time and whose help was essential for the success of this study.