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Acta zoológica mexicana

On-line version ISSN 2448-8445Print version ISSN 0065-1737


LUNA-COZAR, Jesús; ROMERO-NAPOLES, Jesús  and  JONES, Robert W.. Lista de Bruchidae del estado de Querétaro, México (Insecta: Coleoptera). Acta Zool. Mex [online]. 2002, n.87, pp.17-28. ISSN 2448-8445.

A checklist of the family Bruchidae (Coleoptera) from Querétaro is presented. A total of 57 species and 14 genera, a new genus and new species are recorded. The fauna of Bruchidae recorded from Querétaro represents 17.6% of the species and 66% of the genera known from Mexico. The genera Acanthoscelides, Stator y Mimosestes had the greatest number of species recorded. The Bruchidae from the state had geographic distributions in three basic groups of similar proportions: 1) Mexico and North America (28%), 2) Mexico or México and Central America (38%) and 3) of wide spread distribution (37%).

Keywords : Coleoptera; Bruchidae; Mexico; diversity.

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