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Species Meibomeus musculus

Weevil - Meibomeus musculus Second Bruchinae species from one flower head - Meibomeus musculus small weevil - Meibomeus musculus - female Weevil on bracken fern - Meibomeus musculus Weevil on bracken fern - Meibomeus musculus Weevil - Meibomeus musculus Weevil?  - Meibomeus musculus Beetle - Meibomeus musculus
Classification
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Bruchinae (Pea and Bean Weevils)
Tribe Bruchini
Subtribe Acanthoscelidina
Genus Meibomeus
Species musculus (Meibomeus musculus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Meibomeus musculus (Say)
Orig. Comb: Bruchus musculus Say 1831
Range
e US (TX-FL-MA-MI) (1)
Food
Desmodium spp. & Lespedeza hirta (2)
Works Cited
1. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
2.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).