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Trigonopterus pauxillus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Superfamily  Curculionoidea
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Coleoptera
Family  Curculionidae
Trigonopterus pauxillus

Trigonopterus pauxillus is a species of flightless weevil in the genus Trigonopterus from Indonesia.

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Etymology

The specific name is derived from the Latin word pauxillus, meaning "small". It refers to the species small size.

Description

Individuals measure 1.65–2.01 mm in length. General coloration black, with rust-colored tarsi and antennae.

Range

The species is found around elevations of 1,280–1,490 metres (4,200–4,890 ft) around Batu Dulang and Tepal on the island of Sumbawa, part of the Indonesian province of West Nusa Tenggara.

Phylogeny

T. pauxillus is part of the T. relictus species group.

References

Trigonopterus pauxillus Wikipedia


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