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Genus Amblycerus

Beetle - P3186074 - Amblycerus robiniae Amblycerus robiniae Bean Weevil - Amblycerus robiniae Amblycerus robiniae? - Amblycerus robiniae Unrecognized Beetle - Amblycerus nicely camouflaged beetle - Amblycerus robiniae Amblycerus robiniae? - Amblycerus robiniae Beetle to blacklight - Amblycerus robiniae
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 Amblycerini
Genus Amblycerus
Explanation of Names
Amblycerus Thunberg 1815
Numbers
7 spp. in our area + many more in the Neotropics(1)(2)
Range
most of the US, with a single widely distributed sp. (A. robiniae: NH-FL west to AB-OR-CA) and others in the extreme south (3 FL, 2 TX, 1 AZ)(2)
Remarks
our only representative of the subtribe Amblycerina Bridwell 1932
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).