Invasive Species Compendium

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Acanthoscelides

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Acanthoscelides

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Acanthoscelides
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Acanthoscelides sp. seed beetles on Mimosa pigra.
TitleSeed beetles on Mimosa pigra
CaptionAcanthoscelides sp. seed beetles on Mimosa pigra.
Copyright©Colin Wilson
Acanthoscelides sp. seed beetles on Mimosa pigra.
Seed beetles on Mimosa pigraAcanthoscelides sp. seed beetles on Mimosa pigra.©Colin Wilson

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Acanthoscelides

International Common Names

  • Spanish: gorgojo de leguminosas

EPPO code

  • ACANSP (Acanthoscelides sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Bruchidae
  •                             Genus: Acanthoscelides