Systematic Studies on the Species of Bruchus, Acanthoscelides and Callosobruchus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) from Central Anatolia

Authors: 0rhan MERGEN, Neşe ÇAĞATAY

Abstract: ln this study Bruchus brachialis Fahraeus, B. dentipes Baudi, B. ervi Frölich, B. rufipes Herbst, Acenthoscelides obtectus (Say), A. palagiatus reiche et Saulcy and Callosobruchus maculatus Fabricius were examined. The detail body morphologies, host plants and their distributions are also given. Additionally median lobe, internal sac and lateral lobe of the male genitalia of these given species are examined and taxonomic significance is shown with the figures.

Keywords: Bruchidae, Bruchus, Acanthoscelides, Callosobruchus, systematic, Male Genitalia Host Plant, Central Anatolia.