Taxon profile


Coffee Bean Weevil
Araecerus fasciculatus (De Geer, 1775)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Anthribidae - fungus weevils »  genus Araecerus

Scientific synonyms

Curculio fasciculatus Degeer, 1775
Anthribus alternans Germar, 1824
Bruchus cacao Fabricius, 1775
Bruchus capsinicola Fabricius, 1798
Anthribus coffeae Fabricius, 1801 o
Araecerus coffeae (Fabricius, 1801)
Pogonocherus coffeae (misspelling) m
Phloeobius griseus Stephens, 1831 non Fabricius, 1792
Amblycerus japonicus Thunberg, 1815
Tropideres mateui Cobos, 1954


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

Valentine B. D. (2005): The scientific name of the coffee bean weevil and some additional bibliography (Coleoptera: Anthribidae: Araecerus Schönherr) [as Araecerus fasciculatus]
EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Araecerus fasciculatus]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [186720]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Araecerus coffeae (Fabricius, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Šefrová H., Laštůvka Z. (2005): Catalogue of alien animal species in the Czech Republic, Acta univ. agric. et silvic. Mendel. Brun., LIII, No. 4, pp. 151-170 [as Pogonocherus coffeae (Fabricius, 1801)]

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o original combination

m misspelling

i species introduced to area described by check-list