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Beetle

Scientific Name
Caryedes brasiliensis
Scientific Author
(Thunberg, 1816)
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Sn Martin, 15 October 2006, Col: SENASA, Host: Frejol. Det: G. Tejada, 2006
Source
Sarah McCaffrey Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
The bruchid beetle, Caryedes brasiliensis, an inhabitant of the neotropic forests of Costa Rica. Larvae of this bruchid beetle develop entirely within the canavanine-laden seeds of the neotropical legume Dioclea megacarpa.
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
McCaffrey, Sarah
Created
12/12/2011 09:23 AEST
Last Updated
14/12/2011 16:47 AEST
Citation
McCaffrey, Sarah (2011) Beetle (Caryedes brasiliensis) Updated on 12/14/2011 4:47:25 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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