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Genus Merobruchus

7005992 beetle - Merobruchus major Merobruchus major (Fall) - Merobruchus major Merobruchus major (Fall) - Merobruchus major Bruchinae - Merobruchus Bruchinae - Merobruchus Merobruchus Pea and Bean Weevil - Merobruchus insolitus Pea and Bean Weevil - Merobruchus insolitus
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 Merobruchus
Explanation of Names
Merobruchus Bridwell 1946
8 spp. in our area(1)
so. US (FL, KS-TX-AZ)(1) to Argentina; West Indies
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Mike Quinn, 2006
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).