Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera) from the state of Guanajuato, Mexico

M.D. Salas-Araiza, C.W. O'Brien, J. Romero-Napoles


This study is a contribution to the knowledge of the weevil species present in the State of Guanajuato, Mexico. During this study, 73 genera and 125 species were identified. The subfamilies best represented were Baridinae, Curculioninae and Entiminae with 24, 24 and 23 species, respectively. The genera best represented were Geraeus and Anthonomus with seven species and Conotrachelus with six. Of the 125 species identified, 18 represent new country records. Of the weevil species found in Guanajuato, 53.7% are Neotropical, 26% are Nearctic, 18.4% are cosmopolitan, and the remainder (1.9%) previously were known only from the West Indies.

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