Curculionoidea


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Curculionoidea

[kər‚kyü·lē·ə′nȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of coleopteran insects in the suborder Polyphaga.
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(2009) reconstructed the evolutionary history of diversification in weevils using DNA sequence data from 6 genes (EF-1[alpha], CAD, AK, 28S, 18S, and COI) for 135 genera representing all families and subfamilies of Curculionoidea. Divergence times derived from the combined molecular and fossil data were coestimated with phylogeny using the Bayesian relaxed molecular clock method (Drummond et al., 2006) in the program BEAST (3).
Polyphaga: Series Bostrichiformia through Curculionoidea. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, Florida, i-ix, 891-1721.
Polyphaga: Scarabaeoideae through Curculionoidea. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, Florida.
Representatives of the superfamily Curculionoidea in copal are known from African, Madagascar, Celebes, Japanese and Danish samples (Legalov 2015) although bark-beetles are the most richly represented group of copal curculionoids.
Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera; v.7: Curculionoidea 1.