family Bruchidae


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Related to family Bruchidae: bean weevil, Anthribidae, Bruchinae
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Noun1.family Bruchidae - seed beetles
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
seed beetle, seed weevil - a small beetle that infests the seeds of legumes
Bruchus, genus Bruchus - type genus of the Bruchidae
Acanthoscelides, genus Acanthoscelides - a genus of Bruchidae
genus Sitophylus, Sitophylus - a genus of Bruchidae
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Among the chewing insects, the family Bruchidae had the highest richness with 9 morphospecies (22 individuals) (Appendix 1).
There are in the world 62 genera in the family Bruchidae; of these genera there are 21 known from Mexico (Kingsolver 1989, Romero 2002).