Taxon profile


Platypus cylindrus (Fabricius, 1792)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Curculionidae - weevils »  genus Platypus

Scientific synonyms

Bostrichus flavicornis Kugelann, 1872
Cylindra bimaculata Duftschmid, 1825
Cylindra platypus Duftschmid, 1825
Platypus cylindriformis Reitter, 1894
Platypus flavicornis (Kugelann, 1792)
Platypus platypus (Duftschmid, 1825)
Platypus var. bimaculatus (Duftschmid, 1825)


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Intertaxon relationships

food: Castanea sativa Mill. - Sweet Chestnut

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [248952]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Platypus cylindrus (Fabricius, 1792)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Platypus_cylindrus]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Platypus cylindrus (Fabricius)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016

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