First record of the genus Pygiopachymerus Pic (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae) for Mexico

Sergio Godínez-Cortés, Jesús Romero Nápoles
2017 Journal of Insect Biodiversity  
Examination of the Bruchinae collection in the National Museum of Natural History (USNM), revealed the first records of Pygiopachymerus lineola Chevrolat, 1871 for Mexico; with three specimens from the states of Guanajuato and Oaxaca, and a new host, Tamarindus indica, belonging to Caesalpinioideae (Fabaceae). This represents an increase in the knowledge of seed beetles biodiversity in Mexican territory from 28 to 29 genera. Illustrations and morphological description diagnostic are added.
doi:10.12976/jib/2017.5.17 fatcat:xebbtwr63vgwrmbcfgtxdamcqm