Zabrotes (genus)

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Zabrotes subfasciatus (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Willow Warren, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Source: Open Media

Zabrotes Horn, 1885

This genus of small bruchid beetles contains around 20 species. Several are pests of stored legumes and the most important species is the Mexican bean weevil, Zabrotes subfasciatus. The adults are mostly black and usually 1-3 mm long. The genus is characterized, among others, by a deep emargination of the eye.

Type species: Zabrotes cruciger

Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: