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Physical description

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A Tropical-American genus including some of the finest known weevils, one species extending northward to Nicaragua.

Reference

Champion in: David Sharp & G. C. Champion, Oct. 1911. Biol. Centr.-Amer.,Coleoptera, vol. 4, pt. 3: 301.

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Entimus

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Entimus is a genus of broad-nosed weevils belonging to the family true weevil and the Entiminae subfamily.

Description

The species of the genus Entimus can reach a length of about 12–45 millimetres (0.47–1.77 in). They usually have green, blue and gold iridescent scales.[1]

Distribution

These species can be found from Mesoamerica to northeastern Argentina.

List of species & taxonomy

This genus includes the following eight species:

The following cladogram represents the diversification of Entimus genus according phylogenetic analysis based on external morphology. It shows two vicariant events, where E. arrogans (Mesoamerican) diverged from South American species. Later, E. granulatus (Amazonian).[1][2]

Phaedropus

  Entimus  

E. arrogans

     

E. granulatus

       

E. fastuosus

   

E. sastrei

       

E. imperialis

     

E. serpafilhoi

     

E. nobilis

   

E. excelsus

             
Mesoamerica - South America vicariance event
Paraná + Chacoan - Amazonian regions vicariance event
Paraná + Chacoan species

See also

References

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Entimus: Brief Summary

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Entimus is a genus of broad-nosed weevils belonging to the family true weevil and the Entiminae subfamily.

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