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Genus Callosobruchus

Fungus Beetle ? - Callosobruchus chinensis - male Callosobruchus phaseoli Callosobruchus chinensis - male Callosobruchus chinensis - female Callosobruchus maculatus Tiny brown insect - Callosobruchus maculatus please identify - Callosobruchus chinensis Bruchini - Callosobruchus chinensis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn 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
4 spp. in our area, all adventive(1)
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)
on various legumes and Nelumbo (Nelumbonaceae)(1)
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 Tech. Bull. 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.