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Genus Stator - Seed Beetle

Nicely patterned beetle - Stator limbatus Stator limbatus (Horn) - Stator limbatus Stator limbatus? - Stator limbatus Pea weevil from California (4) 10.07.21 - Stator limbatus Something in Bruchini perhaps? - Stator pruininus Not sure what this is - Stator limbatus Stator? - Stator Stator vachelliae
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 Stator (Seed Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Stator Bridwell 1946
10 spp. in our area(1)
in our area, one sp. in FL (S. bottimeri), the rest in the southwest, with just one sp. (S. pruininus TX-CA north to UT & OR) ranging outside border states(1)
Print References
Johnson C.D., & J.M. Kingsolver. 1976. Systematics of Stator of North and Central America (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). USDA Technical Bulletin 1537. 101 pp.
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).