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Acta zoológica mexicana

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


ROMERO NAPOLES, Jesús. Seed beetles (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) associated to the Genus Piscidia L., 1759 (Leguminosae). Acta Zool. Mex [online]. 2016, vol.32, n.3, pp.286-295. ISSN 2448-8445.

A taxonomic key is presented in order to identify four bruchid species that feed on Piscidia spp. seeds: Ctenocolum janzeni Kingsolver & Whitehead, C. podagricus (Fabricius), C. pygospilotos Albuquerque & Ribeiro-Costa, and Stator monachus (Sharp); also information about the damage in seeds, host plants, and distribution, including new records are given.

Keywords : Seed beetles; Bruchidae; Piscidia; host plants.

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