SOME NOTES ON BRUCHUS IN NEW MEXICO

C. H. Tyler Townsend
1895 Canadian Entomologist  
A number of the bur-like fruits ofGlycyrrhiza lepidota, a species of licorice native to Arizona and parts of New Mexico, were collected in the Mesilia Valley of the Rio Grande River, north of Las Cruces, in the fall of 1892. The following May, there were found issued from these burs many specimens of a Bruchid, which was identified at the Agricultural Department in Washington asBruchus alboscutellatus, Horn. There were also many parasites issued, which were determined by Mr. Ashmead
more » ... Ashmead asBruchophagus mexicanus, Ashm. I am indebted to Mr. Coville for the determination of the plant.
doi:10.4039/ent27277-10 fatcat:ygp45l5dzrhahckvwpkv4c6ufu