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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(1974) Classification and comparative biology of the seed beetle genus Caryedes Hummel (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).
[7] Boeki SJ, van Loon JJA, van Huis A and M Dicke Host preference of Callosobruchus maculatus: a comparison of the responses of Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) to a resistant varieties of cowpea.
& VENDRAMIM, J.D., 2003.--Efeito de pos de origem vegetal sobre Acanthoscelides obtectus (Say) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) em feijao armazenado.
Seeds are predated by Bruchidae species of the genera Acanthoscelides and Sennius (Sari & RibeiroCosta 2005, Wolowski unpubl.
New sources of resistance to Acanthoscelides obtectus (Say) and Zabrotes subfasciatus Boheman (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) in mature seeds of five species of Phaseolus.
Key words: Bruchidae; Cercidium floridum; Chloroleucon ebano; diet breadth; diet expansion; egg size; exotic plants; insect-plant interactions; maternal effects; phenotypic plasticity; Stator limbatus; Survivorship.
Dietary mediation of maternal age effects on offspring performance in a seed beetle (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).
Insecticidal effect of some bacteria on Bruchus dentipes Baudi (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).
Palm diaspores may represent a keystone food resource for frugivores during the periods of fruit shortage (Peres, 2000), and often are severely depredated by both bruchid beetles (Coleoptera: Bruchidae), and rodents, which are among the few animal groups capable of penetrating the endocarp (Henderson, 2002).
SPECIES OF THE BRUCHIDAE FAMILY (COLEOPTERA) AT ZIMAPAN, HIDALGO, MEXICO: NEW RECORDS, HOST PLANTS, AND KEY FOR THEIR IDENTIFICATION