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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 (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
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, Technical Bulletin 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.