Agathinus tridens


Agathinus tridens
Taxonavigation: Curculionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Curculionoidea

Familia: Belidae
Subfamilia: Belinae
Genus: Agathinus
Species: Agathinus tridens





Type data

  • sextuberculata White: Holotype (unique): BMNH
    • Type kind: male
    • Type locality: 'Port Nicholson [New Zealand WN]' (White, 1846: 13)
  • tridens Fabricius: Holotype (unique): BMNH
    • Type kind: female
    • Type locality: 'noua Zelandia [=New Zealand]' (Fabricius, 1787: 122)


  • Fabricius, J.C. 1787. Mantissa insectorum, sistens eorum species nuper detectas adiectis characteribus genericis, differentiis specificis, emendationibus, observationibus. Vol. 1: 348 pp. Christ. Gottl. Proft, Hafniae. BHL Reference page
  • Internet Archive BHL
  • Kuschel, G. 1970: New Zealand Curculionoidea from Captain Cook's voyages (Coleoptera). New Zealand journal of science, 13: 191–205. BUGZ
  • Kuschel, G. 2003. Nemonychidae, Belidae, Brentidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Fauna of New Zealand 45: 1–100. PDF. ISBN 0-478-09348-9 Reference page 
  • Radford, W.P.K. 1981. The Fabrician types of the Australian and New Zealand Coleoptera in the Banks Collection at the British Museum (Natural History). Records of the South Australian Museum 18(8): 155–198. BHL. Reference page
  • Styles, J.H. 1973: Notes on New Zealand weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). New Zealand entomologist, 5(3-4): 351–359. BUGZ PDF
  • White, A. 1846: Insects of New Zealand. Pp. 1-27, plates 1-7 in: Richardson, J.; Gray, J.E. (eds) The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus & Terror, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, R.N., F.R.S., during the years 1839 to 1843. Vol. II. Reptiles, fishes, Crustacea, insects, Mollusca. London: E.W. Janson. Internet Archive BHL

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