Pseudobaris nigrina, photographed by Johnnyn.

Belongs within: Baridinae.

Pseudobaris is a genus of weevils found in North and South America. At least some species are found in association with Lamiaceae.

Characters (from Blatchley & Leng 1916): Usually narrow, subcylindrical, convex species having the club of the antennae entirely pubescent; front coxae widely separated; prosternum deeply and abruptly sulcate along the middle; body above almost glabrous; pygidium large, convex and prominent, not inflexed beneath and not at all covered by the elytra; tarsal claws approximate, connate at base.

    |--P. angustula LeConte 1876 D09
    |--P. conica Hustache 1951 H51
    |--P. corvina H51
    |--P. cuprea Hustache 1951 H51
    |--P. curvipes Hustache 1951 H51
    |--P. femoralis Hustache 1951 H51
    |--P. grandis Hustache 1951 H51
    |--P. ibaguena Hustache 1951 H51
    |--P. kirschi Hustache 1951 H51
    |--P. longicollis Hustache 1951 H51
    `--P. subopaca Hustache 1951 H51

*Type species of generic name indicated


Blatchley, W. S., & C. W. Leng. 1916. Rhynchophora or Weevils of North Eastern America. Nature Publishing Company: Indianapolis.

[D09] Davis, S. R. 2009. Morphology of Baridinae and related groups (Coleoptera, Curculionidae). ZooKeys 10: 1-136.

[H51] Hustache, A. 1951. Nouveaux Barinae Sud Am̩ricains. Deuxi̬me partie РBarina. Boletim do Museu Nacional, nova serie, Zoologia 96: 1-78.

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