Clover seed weevil Apion apricans, copyright Aleksandrs Balodis.

Belongs within: Apionini.

Apion is a cosmopolitan genus of straight-snouted beetles of uncertain circumscription, essentially containing less specialised members of the Apionini.

Apion Herbst 1797 Z94
    |--*A. frumentarium (Linnaeus 1758) Z94, HF03 [=Curculio frumentarius Z94]
    |--A. aemulum Lea 1898 Z94
    |--A. albopilosum Lucas 1846 E12
    |--A. amabile Lea 1898 Z94
    |--A. angustatum B88
    |--A. apricans C01
    |--A. argutulum Pascoe 1874 M86
    |--A. astri Lea 1926 Z94
    |--A. aurichalceum Z94
    |--A. basiinflatum Lea 1926 [incl. A. torresianum Lea 1926] Z94
    |--A. binotatum Lea 1898 Z94
    |--A. brevirostre C01
    |--A. carduorum S00
    |--A. carpophagum Lea 1898 Z94
    |--A. comosum Pascoe 1874 M86
    |--A. condensatum Lea 1898 Z94
    |--A. confluens C01
    |--A. congestum Lea 1910 Z94
    |--A. congruum Lea 1898 Z94
    |--A. convexipenne Lea 1910 Z94
    |--A. craccae C01
    |--A. curvirostre C01
    |--A. dichroum C01
    |--A. difficile C01
    |--A. ebeninum C01
    |--A. foveicolle Lea 1898 Z94
    |--A. fuscosuturale Lea 1898 Z94
    |--A. godmani Z94
    |--A. hoblerae Lea 1915 Z94
    |--A. hookeri HW96
    |--A. immundum Lea 1898 Z94
    |--A. integricolle Lea 1898 [incl. A. anthidium Lea 1898] Z94
    |--A. lativentre ML05
    |--A. macleayense Lea 1926 [=A. inornatum Lea 1910 (preoc.)] Z94
    |--A. melvillense Lea 1926 Z94
    |--A. microscopicum Lea 1910 Z94
    |--A. miniatum Z94
    |--A. nigrosuturale Lea 1910 Z94
    |--A. nigroterminale Lea 1915 Z94
    |--A. niveodispersum Lea 1910 Z94
    |--A. parvocastaneum Lea 1926 Z94
    |--A. philanthum Lea 1898 Z94
    |--A. pictipes Lea 1926 Z94
    |--A. pilistriatum Lea 1910 Z94
    |--A. pisi C01
    |--A. pubescens C01
    |--A. pudicum Lea 1896 Z94
    |--A. pulicare Pascoe 1874 M86
    |--A. quadricolor Lea 1926 Z94
    |--A. rivulare Lea 1926 Z94
    |--A. seniculus C01
    |--A. solani Lea 1898 [incl. A. orthodoxum Lea 1926] Z94
    |--A. spencei C01
    |--A. subopacum Lea 1910 Z94
    |--A. tasmanicum Lea 1910 Z94
    |--A. teretirostre Lea 1898 Z94
    |--A. terraereginae Blackburn 1892 Z94
    |--A. terricola Z94
    |--A. trifolii C01
    |--A. turbidum Lea 1910 Z94
    |--A. varipes C01
    |--A. vertebrale Lea 1910 Z94
    |--A. viciae C01
    |--A. violaceum C01
    `--A. virens C01

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B88] Bouček, Z. 1988. Australasian Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera): A biosystematic revision of genera of fourteen families, with a reclassification of species. CAB International: Wallingford (UK).

[C01] Csiki, E. 1901. Bogarak [Coleopteren]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] vol. 2. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] pp. 75–120. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

[E12] Evenhuis, N. L. 2012. Publication and dating of the Exploration Scientifique de l’Algérie: Histoire Naturelle des Animaux Articulés (1846–1849) by Pierre Hippolyte Lucas. Zootaxa 3448: 1–61.

[HF03] Halperin, J., & J. Fremuth. 2003. Contribution to the knowledge of Curculionoidea (Coleoptera) and their host plants in Israel. Zoology in the Middle East 29: 93–100.

[HW96] Hoebeke, E. R., & A. G. Wheeler Jr. 1996. Meligethes viridescens (F.) (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) in Maine, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island: diagnosis, distribution, and bionomics of a Palearctic species new to North America. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 98 (2): 221–227.

[ML05] Marvaldi, A. E., & A. A. Lanteri. 2005. Key to higher taxa of South American weevils based on adult characters (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea). Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 78: 65–87.

[M86] Masters, G. 1886. Catalogue of the described Coleoptera of Australia. Part V. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (3): 585–686.

[S00] Siddiqi, M. R. 2000. Tylenchida: Parasites of plants and insects 2nd ed. CABI Publishing: Wallingford (UK).

[Z94] Zimmerman, E. C. 1994. Australian Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) vol. 2. Brentidae, Eurhynchidae, Apionidae and a chapter on immature stages by Brenda May. CSIRO Australia.

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