Bruchidius incarnatus (Boheman, 1833)

Taxonomy: Polyphaga > Chrysomeloidea > Chrysomelidae > Bruchidius > Bruchidius incarnatus


Size: 2.5-3.5mm
Basic colour: Elytra blackish (or reddish with darker base and suture). Antennae reddish (sometimes yellowish/brownish)
Pattern colour: None.
Number of spots: None.
Pronotoum: As basic colour.
Leg colour: Reddish with black femoral bases.


Status: Very rare introduction associated with imported beans or similar produce.
Habitat: In stored produce.
Host plant: Beans and other produce.
Overwintering: In Britain, probably only indoors in storage facilities.
Food: Beans and other produce.

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