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Acta zoológica mexicana

On-line version ISSN 2448-8445Print version ISSN 0065-1737


MORRONE, Juan J.; MUNIZ, Raúl; ASIAIN, Julieta  and  MARQUEZ, Juan. Lista de las especies de Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera) depositadas en la colección del Museo de Zoología "Alfonso L. Herrera", Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM (MZFC). Acta Zool. Mex [online]. 2002, n.87, pp.147-165. ISSN 2448-8445.

The collection of the Museo de Zoología "Alfonso L. Herrera" includes 1,148 specimens of Curculionoidea, which belong to 397 species, 217 genera, and 14 families. The best represented family is Curculionidae, with 342 species, followed by Dryophthoridae (12), Erirhinidae (8), Belidae (7), Oxycorynidae (6), Brentidae (4), Nemonychidae (4), Rhynchitidae (4), Anthribidae (3), Apionidae (2), Brachyceridae (2), Attelabidae (1), Ithyceridae (1), and Raymondionymidae (1). Most of the species are from other countries (Argentina, Chile, Brazil, and USA, among others). The majority of the Mexican specimens are from the states of Hidalgo (44 species), Morelos (13), Nayarit (12), and Veracruz (12).

Keywords : Coleoptera; Curculionoidea; Curculionidae; collection.

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