Bean weevil Acanthoscelides obtectus, copyright Clemson University.

Belongs within: Chrysomeloidea.

Acanthoscelides is a genus of bean weevils native to the New World, though some species have been spread elsewhere in the world, with most species feeding on legumes.

<==Acanthoscelides SJ73
    |--+--A. compressicornis SJ73
    |  `--+--A. chiricahuae SJ73
    |     `--+--A. mexicanus SJ73
    |        `--+--A. bisignatus SJ73
    |           `--A. obrienorum SJ73
    `--+--A. obtectus (Say 1831) SJ73, B14
       `--+--A. subaequalis SJ73
          `--+--A. prosopoides SJ73
             `--+--+--+--A. lobatus SJ73
                |  |  `--A. perforatus SJ73
                |  `--+--+--A. mixtus SJ73
                |     |  `--+--A. margaretae SJ73
                |     |     `--A. pullus SJ73
                |     `--+--+--A. oregonensis SJ73
                |        |  `--A. seminulum SJ73
                |        `--+--+--A. aureolus SJ73
                |           |  `--A. collusus SJ73
                |           `--+--A. daleae SJ73
                |              `--A. fraterculus SJ73
                `--+--+--A. fumatus SJ73
                   |  `--+--A. griseolus SJ73
                   |     `--A. rufovittatus SJ73
                   `--+--+--A. pulloides SJ73
                      |  `--+--A. biustulus SJ73
                      |     `--A. pugiunculus SJ73
                      `--+--A. submuticus SJ73
                         `--+--A. inquisitus SJ73
                            `--+--A. napensis SJ73
                               `--A. pauperculus SJ73

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B14] Bouchard, P. (ed.) 2014. The Book of Beetles: A lifesize guide to six hundred of nature's gems. Ivy Press: Lewes (United Kingdom).

[SJ73] Slobodchikoff, C. W., & C. D. Johnson. 1973. A phenetic and a phylogenetic approach to the classification of a genus of seed beetles (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Systematic Zoology 22 (3): 280–294.

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