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Genus Algarobius

bruchine - Algarobius Algarobius bottimeri Kingsolver - Algarobius bottimeri Algarobius? - Algarobius Algarobius bottimeri? - Algarobius Algarobius? - Algarobius Algarobius? - Algarobius Acanthoscelidina? - Algarobius Bruchinae - Algarobius prosopis
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 Algarobius
Explanation of Names
Algarobius Bridwell 1946
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1)
Range
sw. US to Colombia and Venezuela(2)
Food
Prosopis spp. (mesquite)(2)
Print References
Kingsolver, J.M. 1986. A taxonomic study of the genus Algarobius (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Entomography 4: 109-136.
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).