Bruchidae


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Related to Bruchidae: Bruchinae

Bruchidae

[′brü·kə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The pea and bean weevils, a family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Chrysomeloidea.
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Table 1: Species of stored product pests were collected in the study Dry fruits Processed Pests Cereals & Nuts Legumes food Coleoptera Bruchidae Callosobruchus maculates Bean, Green gram, Gram, Lentil Acanthacelides obtectus Bean Curculionidae Sitophilus oryzae Wheat, Gram Rice Sitophilus granarus Wheat Sitophilus sp.
Description of a new genus and a new species of Bruchidae from South America (Coleoptera).