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Species Amblycerus robiniae

A. robiniae? - Amblycerus robiniae Amblycerus - Amblycerus robiniae Amblycerus? - Amblycerus robiniae Bean Weevil - Amblycerus robiniae Amblycerus robiniae (Fabricius) ? - Amblycerus robiniae Amblycerus robiniae? - Amblycerus robiniae P&B Weevil - Amblycerus robiniae Amblycerus robiniae  - 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
Species robiniae (Amblycerus robiniae)
Explanation of Names
Amblycerus robiniae (Fabricius 1781)
Size
3.8–7.3 mm(1)
Range
the only wide-ranging sp. of the genus in our area (NH-FL west to AB-OR-CA)(1)
Food
Larvae develop in seeds of locust trees (Gleditsia)(1)
Remarks
one of the commonest bruchines in e. US(1)
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).