Mecaspis

genus Mecaspis Schoenherr, 1823: c. 1142 type species Lixus palmatus Olivier, 1807 (= Curculio emarginatus Fabricius, 1787)
               Aphaenicus Desbrochers des Loges, 1905: 31 type species Curculio alternans Herbst, 1795

albovirgata Chevrolat, 1873: 87 !  TL: “Algiria”  AFR: DZ* MA4,#
alternans Hellwig, 1795: 116 (Curculio)  TL: Etruria  AFR: DZ25,#  ASIA: AM2,# CY7 IR19 IL10 TR#  EUR: AL# AT1,# BA# BE1,8 BG1,25,# BY9 CH1,# CZ1,11 DE1,# ES1,23 FR1,# GI# GR1,15,# HR1,# HU1,# IT* MD1,22,# ME# MK# PL1,6 PT1,# RO1,13,# RS18 RU1,2,# SK1,11,# UA1,12
      alternans Herbst, 1795: 85 (Curculio) (homonym; based on the same type of alternans Hellwig, 1795)
      bilineata Rossi, 1790: 110 (Curculio)  (TL not indicated)  EUR: IT*
      caesa Gyllenhal, 1834: 217 (Cleonus)  TL: “Galliae alpibus”  EUR: FR*
      cuncta Gyllenhal, 1834: 218 (Cleonus)  TL: “Gallia meridionalis”  EUR: FR*
      lurcans Herbst, 1797: 14 (Curculio)  TL: “Wien”  EUR: AT*
barbata Faust, 1887c: 31 (Cleonus) !  TL: “Syrien”  ASIA: IL10 PS# RU# SY*
baudii Faust, 1887d: 208 !  TL: “Beyrut”  ASIA: IL24,# JO21 LB* PS# TR#  EUR: GR(Cyclades#, Kythira#)
bedeli Faust, 1904: 225 !  TL: “Tanger”  AFR: DZ* MA*  EUR: ES1,23
costicollis Gyllenhal, 1834: 172 (Cleonus)  TL: “Persia”  ASIA: IR* TR#
darwini Faust, 1883d: 199 !  TL: “Samarkand, Taschkent”  ASIA: AF17 IR19,23 KG16 KZ2,16,# TJ16,# TM2,16 UZ*
      angustula Desbrochers des Loges, 1893: 7  TL: “Kustendié”  EUR: BG* (dubious locality)
emarginata Fabricius, 1787: 114 (Curculio)  TL: “Halae Saxonum”  ASIA: "Transcaucasia"2 CY7,# IL10 TR#  EUR: BG1,25 DE* ES1,23,# FR1,# GR1,15,# HR1 IT1,20,# RU1 SE1
      florentina Herbst, 1795: 59 (Curculio)  TL “Florenz”  EUR: IT*
      palmata Olivier, 1807: 245 (Lixus)  TL: “Paris”  EUR: FR*
incisurata Gyllenhal, 1834: 215 (Cleonus) !  TL: “Tauria”  ASIA: AM#  EUR: RO# RU1,2 UA*
      moerens Fåhraeus, 1842: 40 (Cleonus)  TL “Tauria”  EUR: UA*
      reitteri Retowski, 1887: 130 (Cleonus)  TL “Theodosia, Sudak, Novorossisk”  EUR: RU* UA*
kazakhstanica Ter-Minasyan, 1988a: 92 !  TL: “Sarkand”  ASIA: KZ* TM#
lenta Faust, 1904: 227 !  TL: “Turkestan”
nana Gyllenhal, 1834: 216 (Cleonus) !  TL: “Italia”  AFR: TN3  ASIA: IR# TR#  EUR: FR(Corsica)1 IT* PT1 ES1,23
      miscella Gyllenhal, 1834: 217 (Cleonus) !  TL: “Lusitania”  EUR: PT*
obvia Faust, 1883d: 201 !  TL: “Samarkand”  ASIA: AF§ SY5 UZ*
octosignata Gyllenhal, 1834: 214 (Cleonus)  TL: “Persia”  ASIA: "Transcaucasia"2 AM24,# GE2,# IR* SY5 TM2 TR# UZ2
sexguttata L. Kollar & Redtenbacher, 1844: 546 (Cleonus)  TL: “Cashmir”  ASIA: IN* NP#
striatella Fabricius, 1792: 415 (CurculioTL: “Barbaria”  AFR: DZ2,# MA4,#  ASIA: IL10,# SY2 TR#  EUR: AT1 CZ1 FR1,# DE1 ES1,23,# GI# GR# HU1 IT1,20,# PT1 RO# RU1,2 SK1 SE1 UA12
      cenobita Olivier, 1807: 253 (Lixus)  TL: “Barbarie”

KEY: Faust 1904; Ter Minasyan 1988a (Russia); Skuhrovec & al. 2014 (West Palaearctic)

References: 1: Fauna Europaea 2016 2: Ter-Minasyan 1988a; 3: Normand 1937; 4: Kocher 1961; 5: Weill & al. 2011; 6: PolBIN 2016; 7: Alziar 2010; 8: Delbol 2013; 9: Alexandrovitch & al. 1996; 10 Friedmann (pers. comm.); 11: Benedikt & al. 2010; 12: Mazur 2002; 13: Procheş 1999; 14: Khamraev 2003; 15: Bahr & al. 2016; 16: Bajtenov 1974; 17: Heyden 1895; 18: Pešić & Mesaroš 2012; 19: Legalov & al. 2010; 20: Abbazzi & Maggini 2009; 21: Kathbeh-Bader 2008; 22: Bacal & al. 2013; 23: Modarres Awal & Hossein Pour 2010; 24: Halperin & Fremuth 2003; 25: Angelov 1978; §: Entomological Museum of Lund University

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