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Species Callosobruchus phaseoli

Callosobruchus phaseoli
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
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 Callosobruchus
Species phaseoli (Callosobruchus phaseoli)
Explanation of Names
Callosobruchus phaseoli (Gyllenhal 1833)
Size
2.3–2.9 mm(1)
Range
native to temperate Asia(2), now tropicopolitan; in our area, recorded in FL(1). Capinera, John L. North American Vegetable Pests. The Pattern of Invasion. American Entomologist. Spring 2002
Food
stored seeds of Phaseolus, Lupinus and other legumes(2)
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA Tech. Bull. 1912 (2 vols.).
2.Alien terrestrial arthropods of Europe
Roques A., Kenis M., Lees D., Lopez-Vaamonde C., Rabitsch W., Rasplus J.-Y., Roy D., eds. 2010. BioRisk 4 Special Issue; 2 vols., 1028 pp.