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Species Sennius guttifer

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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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Bruchinae (Pea and Bean Weevils)
Tribe Bruchini
Subtribe Acanthoscelidina
Genus Sennius
Species guttifer (Sennius guttifer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sennius guttifer (Sharp)
Orig. Comb: Bruchus guttifer Sharp, 1885
Numbers
11 (now 12) spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
Length (pronotum-elytra) 1.9-2.7 mm.
Width 1.3-2.0 mm.
Maximum thoracic depth 1.0-1.6 mm. (Johnson and Kingsolver 1973)
Identification

Det. E. G. Riley, 2010 – first USA record
Range
southmost TX to C. Amer. (Johnson and Kingsolver 1973)
Food
Reared from the seeds of Cassia bicapsularis but never in large numbers. (Johnson and Kingsolver 1973)
Current name: Senna bicapsularis (Fabaceae)
Remarks
not reported in Kingsolver (2004) (1)
Print References
Johnson C.D. and J.M. Kingsolver. 1973. A revision of the genus Sennius of North and Central America (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). U.S. Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin, 1462. 135 pp. Full Text
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).