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Genus Sennius

Small bruchine, Sta*tor? - Sennius morosus Small bruchine, Sta*tor? - Sennius morosus Small bruchine, Sta*tor? - Sennius morosus Bruchinae, lateral - Sennius abbreviatus small Leaf Beetle - Sennius abbreviatus? - Sennius abbreviatus bruchid nr. Stator limbatus? - Sennius bruchid nr. Stator limbatus? - Sennius Two spotted bug on goldenrod - Sennius
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 Sennius
Explanation of Names
Sennius Bridwell 1946
Numbers
11 spp. in our area(1)
Size
1.8–2.8 mm(1)
Range
in our area(1):
2 spp. are widely eastern (S. abbreviatus NY-GA west to IL-AR-TX; S. cruentatus) MA-MN-SD south to FL-LA-OK)
S. fallax is confined to the extreme southeast (GA-FL)
S. discolor is rather widely southwestern (AR-TX-CA)
the rest are southwestern (S. morosus TX-AZ, S. simulans AZ-CA, plus 3 spp. confined to AZ and 2, to TX)
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada
Kingsolver J.M. 2004. USDA, Technical Bulletin 1912 (2 vols.).