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Species Megacerus cubiculus

Megacerus cubiculus (Casey) - Megacerus cubiculus - male Megacerus cubiculus (Casey) - Megacerus cubiculus - male Megacerus cubiculus (Casey) - Megacerus cubiculus Bruchinae - Megacerus cubiculus - female Megacerus cubiculus, possibly - Megacerus cubiculus - male Beetle on coreopsis - Megacerus cubiculus Male, Megacerus cubiculus? - Megacerus cubiculus - male Male, Megacerus cubiculus? - Megacerus cubiculus - male
Classification
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
Genus Megacerus (Large-horned Bruchids)
Species cubiculus (Megacerus cubiculus)
Explanation of Names
Megacerus cubiculus (Casey 1884)
cubiculus = 'little cube'
Size
2.5 mm(1)
Range
OK to Mex., plus scattered limited e. US to AZ records - Map (1)(2), most records sc US
Food
hosts: Ipomoea spp. (Convolvulaceae)(1)
See Also
resembles M. impiger; ranges of the two overlap in the Southwest(1)
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA Tech. Bull. 1912 (2 vols.).
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)