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Genus Gibbobruchus

Gibbobruchus mimus (Say) - Gibbobruchus mimus - male Redbud Bruchid - Gibbobruchus mimus Bruchinae - Gibbobruchus mimus Beetle - Gibbobruchus mimus DSC0805 - Gibbobruchus mimus Rotund beetle - Gibbobruchus mimus Not sure? - Gibbobruchus mimus Redbud Seed Weevil  - Gibbobruchus mimus
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Bruchinae (Pea and Bean Weevils)
Tribe Bruchini
Subtribe Acanthoscelidina
Genus Gibbobruchus
Explanation of Names
Gibbobruchus Pic 1913
Numbers
3 spp. in our area(1)
Range
US to Brazil; in our area, G. mimus is widespread (PA & ON to FL west to WI-IA-KS-NV-AZ), while the other two are restricted to TX(1)
Food
host plants are Bauhinia & Cercis spp.; adults often found on flowers of many other plants(1)
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).