Platyomus nodipennis Sahlberg
Geographic distribution
No economic damages registered
  • Argentina
    • Misiones
Other distribution
Bahia, Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo

  • Platyomus nodipennis Sahlberg 1823: 29
  • Cyphus nodipennis : Schoenherr 1826: 109
  • Cyphus cultricollis Germar 1824: 432
  • Platyomus cultricollis : Schoenherr 1826: 109
  • Platyomus faldermanni Rosenschoeld 1840: 157
It is one of the largest species of the genus in Argentina and is characterized by the brown, red-brown or green vestiture with darker three "v-shaped" stripes on elytra, the presence of large tubercles on the elytra, the humeri strongly projecting and the elytral apex strongly bifid.

It is mainly associated with vegetation of the Atlantic and Paranaense forests.
  • SAHLBERG C.R. 1823. Periculi entomographici, species insectorum nondum descriptas propiciture. Frenckel, Aboae. Fasciculus, pp.1-82, illus. [Cure. pp. 21-52.].
  • GERMAR E.F. 1824. Insectorum species novae aut minus cognitae, descriptionibus illustratae. Hendel and Sons, Halae. Vol. 1, Coleoptera, XXIV + 624 pp., illus. [Curc. pp. 185-461, pls. I-II].
  • SCHOENHERR C.J. 1826. Curculionidum dispositio methodica cum generum characteribus, descriptionibus atque observationibus variis, seu prodromus ad synonymiae insectorum. Fleischer, Lipsiae, Partem 4, X + 338 pp.
  • ROSENSCHOELD E.M. 1840. In: Schoenherr, C.J. Genera et species curculionidum cum synonymia hujus familiae. Roret, Paris; Fleischer, Lipsiae. Vol. 6, pt.1, pp. 1-474.
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