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Genus Meibomeus

Weevil - Meibomeus musculus Weevil - Meibomeus musculus Weevil - Meibomeus musculus Weevil - Meibomeus musculus Weevil?  - Meibomeus musculus Weevil - Meibomeus musculus Id Requested - Meibomeus musculus Beetle - Meibomeus musculus
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 Meibomeus
Explanation of Names
Meibomeus Bridwell 1946
3 spp. in our area(1)
Canada to Argentina; M. musculus is widely distributed (PQ-ME-FL west to MN & TX), two other spp. are confined to FL and AZ(1)
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).