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Species Bruchus brachialis - Vetch Bruchid

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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
Genus Bruchus
Species brachialis (Vetch Bruchid)
Explanation of Names
Bruchus brachialis Fåhraeus 1839
2.5–2.9 mm (smaller than the other two congeners in NA)(1)
native to w. Palaearctic(2), adventive to: CA-GA-NY-WA + ON & BC(1)
hosts: Lathyrus sativus, Vicia(1)
earliest record in our area: 1931 (NJ-MD)(1)
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).
2.Coleoptera Poloniae