Systematics of the New Zealand Weevil Etheophanus Broun (Curculionidae: Molytinae).

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dc.contributor.author Davis, Steven R en
dc.contributor.author Brav-Cubitt, Talia en
dc.contributor.author Buckley, Thomas en
dc.contributor.author Leschen, Richard AB en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-28T02:19:45Z en
dc.date.issued 2019-01-07 en
dc.identifier.citation Zootaxa 4543(3):341-374 Jan 2019 en
dc.identifier.issn 1175-5326 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/45627 en
dc.description.abstract Etheophanus Broun is considered a molytine based on the form of the pharyngeal plate, presence of a small spiculum relictum in the male, and presence of a pair of small internal apodemes on the antero-lateral corners of the 5th abdominal ventrite of the female. Examination of primary type specimens and newer material confirm one new species Etheophanus kuscheli sp. n. and two synonomies (Etheophanus nitidellus Broun, 1923 [= Etheophanus obscurus Broun, 1923] and Etheophanus striatus Broun, 1910 [=Etheophanus punctiventris Broun, 1914]). Generic and species diagnoses, a key to the species, and lectotype designations for three species are included. Phylogenetic reconstructions based on a combined analysis of the nuclear 28S rRNA and mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I genes confirmed the status of E. kuscheli and a species complex, the E. nitidellus/E. optandus clade distributed in the southern portion of the South Island. The relationship E. pinguis [northern North Island] (E. striatus [southern North Island, northern South Island] (E. kuscheli [northwestern South Island] (E. nitidellus, E. optandus [southwestern North Island]) corresponds to geographic patterns found in other beetle lineages. Etheophanus striatus is composed of three lineages, one widespread in the north and south islands and two allopatric populations in the northwest South Island. The E. nitidellus/E. optandus complex includes four distinct lineages, one restricted to Fiordland, the other three sympatric in the region affected by the Haast Corridor. en
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dc.language eng en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Zootaxa en
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dc.subject Animals en
dc.subject Weevils en
dc.subject Phylogeny en
dc.subject New Zealand en
dc.subject Female en
dc.subject Male en
dc.subject Coleoptera en
dc.title Systematics of the New Zealand Weevil Etheophanus Broun (Curculionidae: Molytinae). en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.11646/zootaxa.4543.3.2 en
pubs.issue 3 en
pubs.begin-page 341 en
pubs.volume 4543 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Magnolia Press en
pubs.end-page 374 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Journal Article en
pubs.elements-id 760120 en
pubs.org-id Science en
pubs.org-id Biological Sciences en
dc.identifier.eissn 1175-5334 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2019-01-17 en
pubs.dimensions-id 30647293 en


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