AN ANNOTATED LIST OF THE BRUCHIDAE (COLEOPTERA) OF ISRAEL AND ADJACENT AREAS

K-W Anton, J Halperin, M Calderon
1997 Israel Journal of Entomology   unpublished
Seventy-nine species of Bruchidae are recorded from Israel, 17 of them for the first time. Keys to all Israeli genera and species are provided. A list of 30 host plants is included. Twenty-seven of the known host species belong to the family Fabaceae, with the largest number of bruchids developing in seeds of Acacia, Lens and Vicia. A list of synonyms and misidentifications, and a table of parasitic Hymenoptera are also given.
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