Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mitostylus setosus (Sharp)
Orig. Comb: Derosomus setosus Sharp 1891
Explanation of Names
setosus - reference to this species' long slender, erect elytral setae.
Easily separated from other described members of the genus in Texas by the larger size, and long slender, erect elytral setae. (Burke 1963)
AZ to w. TX / Mex. (2)
, CWO det.
common in the Trans-Pecos and Edwards Plateau regions of Texas and known from many localities in Mexico. (Burke 1963)
Burke, H.R. 1963. New species of Texas weevils, with notes on others (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Southwestern Naturalist, 8: 162–172.
Van Dyke, E.C. 1936b. New species of North American weevils of the family Curculionidae, subfamily Brachyrhininae, V. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 12: 73-85.