Acanthoscelides obtectus Say, 1831

Ghahari, Hassan & Borowiec, Lech, 2017, A checklist of seed-beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae) from Iran, Zootaxa 4268 (2), pp. 215-237: 219

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4268.2.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8EA7FDB5-3F41-440E-BAEC-A3E331BA2EC7

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C9720625-314B-8A67-FF77-FF6EFCFBFA29

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Plazi

scientific name

Acanthoscelides obtectus Say, 1831
status

 

Acanthoscelides obtectus Say, 1831 

Bruchus irresectus Fåhraeus, 1839  .

Distribution in Iran. " Persia " (no locality cited) (Fåhraeusin Schoenherr 1839 as B. irresectus  ), Razavi Khorasan ( Akbari Asl et al. 2009), generally distributed ( Modarres Awal 1997), Iran (no locality cited) (Bagheri- Zenous 2011).

General distribution. Originating from Neotropical Region, now cosmopolitan pest of stored legume seeds. 

Host records. Bean and other legumes ( Modarres Awal 1997; Akbari Asl et al. 2009). 

Comments. Anisopteromalus calandrae (Howard)  ( Hymenoptera  : Pteromalidae  ) was reported as the parasitoid of Acanthacelides obtectus  by Akbari Asl et al. (2009).