Trigonopterus attenboroughi

Trigonopterus attenboroughi is a species of flightless weevil in the genus Trigonopterus from Indonesia.[1]

Trigonopterus attenboroughi
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T. attenboroughi
Binomial name
Trigonopterus attenboroughi
Riedel, 2014

Etymology

The species was named after English naturalist Sir David Attenborough.[1]

Description

The body is almost oval. Length is around 2.14–2.63 mm. General coloration is rust-colored, with the head and pronotum being almost black.[1]

Range

The species was found at an elevation of 652 metres (2,139 ft) on Mount Bawang in the Indonesian province of West Kalimantan.[1]

Phylogeny

The species is part of the T. attenboroughi species group.[1]

See also

References

  1. Riedel, Alexander; Tänzler, Rene; Balke, Michael; Rahmadi, Cahyo; Suhardjono, Yayuk R. (22 December 2014). "Ninety-eight new species of Trigonopterus weevils from Sundaland and the Lesser Sunda Islands". ZooKeys. Pensoft. 467: 1–162. doi:10.3897/zookeys.467.8206. PMC 4296478. PMID 25610340. Retrieved 29 December 2014.
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