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Species Gibbobruchus mimus - Redbud Bruchid

UID WEEVIL - Gibbobruchus mimus Gibbobruchus mimus Gibbobruchus sp.? - Gibbobruchus mimus Bruchine - Gibbobruchus mimus Small Beetle - Gibbobruchus mimus Insecta - Gibbobruchus mimus Gibbobruchus mimus? - Gibbobruchus mimus Brown wrinkled  bug - Gibbobruchus mimus
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 Gibbobruchus
Species mimus (Redbud Bruchid)
Explanation of Names
Gibbobruchus mimus (Say 1831)
mimus (G). 'mimic' (1)
2.3-3.5 mm(2)
Male pygidium almost totally pubescent, female pygidium with cordate, glabrous swelling(2)

Dets. M. A. Quinn
e. NA to s. Calif. (CA-FL-ON-IA) - Map (2)(3)
Preferred host: eastern redbud - Cercis canadensis, also on C. orbiculata (=occidentalis); Bauhinia lunarioides (Fabaceae);
adults on flowers of various plants(2)
See Also
Gibbobruchus mimus is not sympatric w:
Merobruchus major (Fall) - Ebony Bruchid
- Range: s. TX
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2022
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA Tech. Bull. 1912 (2 vols.).
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)