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Genus Caryobruchus

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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 Pachymerini
Subtribe Pachymerina
Genus Caryobruchus
Explanation of Names
Caryobruchus Bridwell 1929
A single species in our area(1)
5.1–10.0 mm, our largest bruchine(1)
our largest bruchine, with greatly enlarged hind legs(1)
NC-FL-TX-AR; West Indies, Mexico(1)
seed of various palms(1)
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).