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Species Mimosestes protractus

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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 (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Bruchinae (Pea and Bean Weevils)
Tribe Bruchini
Subtribe Acanthoscelidina
Genus Mimosestes
Species protractus (Mimosestes protractus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mimosestes protractus (Horn)
Orig. Comb: Bruchus protractus Horn 1873
Numbers
6 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
length 2.0–3.5 mm
width 1.2–2.1 mm. (1)
Identification
The elongate, parallel-sided form, reddish-orange appendages, and depression of the 5th sternum should easily separate this species from other North American Mimosestes (1)
Range
sw US (CA-TX-UT-NV) / Mex (1)
Food
Prosopis glandulosa glandulosa, P. glandulosa torreyana, P. laevigata, P. velutina;
Parkinsonia microphylla, P. texana. (Fabaceae) (1)
Remarks
Type locality: Lower California
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1873. Revision of the Bruchidae of the United States. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4: 311–342.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).