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Genus Gibbobruchus

Small beetle on Prairie Coreopsis planting - Gibbobruchus mimus Beetle - Gibbobruchus mimus bean weevil with black and white Small Insect on Oxeye Daisy - Gibbobruchus mimus Gibbobruchus mimus Gibbobruchus sp.? - Gibbobruchus mimus Bruchine - Gibbobruchus mimus Strange Beetle - 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 (Long-horned 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.).