A checklist of the genus Blosyrus Schoenherr (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae) of the world

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G. Mahendiran
V.V. Ramamurthy


An annotated checklist of Blosyrus Schoenherr (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae) comprising 101 species with their updated nomenclature, synonyms and distribution is given. The distribution pattern indicates that the genus is diversified mostly in the Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia regions. Out of 101 species, 92 occur in Sub-Saharan Africa. From India, eight species were recorded. In India, the distribution is mainly in West Bengal, Assam, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

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