Acanthoscelides machiques Johnson, 1990

Romero-Nápoles, Jesús, 2014, Seed Beetles (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) Associated with Seeds ofPavoniaCav. (Malvaceae), with Description of a New Species and Notes on Three Others, The Coleopterists Bulletin 68 (1), pp. 61-68: 65

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1649/0010-065x-68.1.61

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/E3584A31-FFB1-857E-BCFC-FAD42AA582AB

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Acanthoscelides machiques Johnson, 1990
status

 

Acanthoscelides machiques Johnson, 1990   ( Figs. 6–7)

Acanthoscelides machiques   belongs to one of the largest species-groups, the A. aequalis   speciesgroup, with 31 species in total. The group is characterized by a mucro which is 0.16X or less as long as the metabasitarsomere, uniform pubescence, small size, male genitalia with 5–15 spines in the internal sac, and a preference for seeds in the families Malvaceae   and Sterculiaceae   .

Host Plant. Pavonia sidifolia ( Johnson 1990)   .

Distribution. Species known only in Venezuela.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Chrysomelidae

Genus

Acanthoscelides

Loc

Acanthoscelides machiques Johnson, 1990

Romero-Nápoles, Jesús 2014
2014
Loc

Acanthoscelides machiques

Johnson 1990
1990