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Genus Althaeus

Bruchinae, lateral - Althaeus folkertsi Bruchinae,  - Althaeus folkertsi Small beetle in hibiscus - Althaeus Althaeus? - Althaeus Beetle on Rosemallow - Althaeus Beetle - Althaeus Beetle - Althaeus Beetle - Althaeus
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 Althaeus
Explanation of Names
Althaeus Bridwell 1946
Numbers
3 spp. north of Mexico(1)
Range
e. US west to IL-KS-OK(2)
Food
obligatorily associated with Malvaceae(2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).