bean weevil

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Noun1.Bean weevil - larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beansbean weevil - larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beans
seed beetle, seed weevil - a small beetle that infests the seeds of legumes
Acanthoscelides, genus Acanthoscelides - a genus of Bruchidae
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The Old World genus Bruchidius Schilsky, 1905 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae), comprises about 300 species of seed beetles (Kingsolver 2004).
Biosystematics of the Arizona, California and Oregon species of the seed beetles genus Acanthoscelides Schilsky (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).
They are the seed beetles Mimosestes amicus, living all around us in the trees of Tucson, and yet remaining all but invisible to our eyes - or nearly so.
Male seed beetles have barbed penises, which make it impossible for the female to shake off an unwelcome mate.
Ability of ovipositing seed beetles to discriminate between seeds with differing egg loads.
Present data are thus inconclusive as to whether this is an association that has been present for thousands of years (since the most recent glaciation), but inasmuch as hibiscus seed beetles and rose mallows are native and sympatric over a large area of the eastern United States, it is likely to be the case.
Maybe female seed beetles have their own what-the-bleep exclamation.
Seed beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae) are especially common predators and parasites of legume seeds in warm environments and many of them are highly host-specific [20].
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A new study on seed beetles has shown that, contrary to predictions, males of high genetic quality are not very successful when it comes to fertilizing eggs.
Despite previous observations that some seed beetles are developmentally plastic and that environmental effects rarely, if ever, persist into a third generation in animals, I expected the large environmental effects on body size observed in S.