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Genus Callosobruchus

Tiny beetle - Callosobruchus maculatus Fungus Beetle ? - Callosobruchus chinensis - male Callosobruchus phaseoli Callosobruchus chinensis - male Callosobruchus chinensis - female Callosobruchus chinensis - female Callosobruchus chinensis - male Callosobruchus maculatus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Bruchinae (Pea and Bean Weevils)
Tribe Bruchini
Subtribe Acanthoscelidina
Genus Callosobruchus
Explanation of Names
Callosobruchus Pic 1902
Numbers
4 spp. in our area, all adventive(1)
Range
Cosmopolitan; several spp. native to the warm parts of the Old World (incl. all known to occur in our area) spread globally with trade and include important pests(1)
Food
on various legumes and Nelumbo (Nelumbonaceae)(1)
Remarks
capable of re-infesting stored seeds(2)
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).
2.Alien terrestrial arthropods of Europe
Roques A., Kenis M., Lees D., Lopez-Vaamonde C., Rabitsch W., Rasplus J.-Y., Roy D., eds. 2010. BioRisk 4 Special Issue; 2 vols., 1028 pp.