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bruchid Seed Beetle

Scientific Name
Stator limbatus
Scientific Author
(Horn, 1873)
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae: Acanthoscelidini)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Santiago, 3 May 1985, R. Muuoz, on Aromo australiano
Source
Sarah McCaffrey Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
There is considerable size and colour variation within this species. The size variation is primarily due to the availability of food resources for the developing larvae.

Stator limbatus is a seed-feeding beetle native to the New World and distributed through the dry forests and deserts from southwestern USA and South America.
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
McCaffrey, Sarah
Created
06/10/2011 09:50 AEST
Last Updated
21/10/2011 09:49 AEST
Citation
McCaffrey, Sarah (2011) bruchid Seed Beetle (Stator limbatus) Updated on 10/21/2011 9:49:19 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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