Platyomus perlepidus Boheman
Geographic distribution
No economic damages registered
  • Argentina
    • Misiones
Other distribution
Bahia, Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo

Alto Paraná
  • Platyomus perlepidus Boheman 1833: 636
  • Platyomus leucozonus Boheman 1840: 168
It is characterized by a characteristic nebulous pattern of dark brown and light brown scales and two "v-shaped" white stripes on the elytra. Elytral lack tubercles and apex is not bifid.

It is mainly associated with vegetation of the Atlantic and Paranaense forests.
  • BOHEMAN C.H. 1833. In: Schoenherr, C.J. Genera et species curculionidum, cum synonymia hujus familiae. Roret, Paris. Vol. 1, pt. 1, pp. I-XV, 1-381; pt. 2, pp. 383-681 [+ pp.683-685 (Corrigenda)].
  • BOHEMAN C.H. 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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