Bruchidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) of the Galapagos Islands with new host and locality records, new synonyms, and descriptions of two new species

John M. Kingsolver, Cibele S. Ribeiro-Costa


Records and descriptions are given for the 10 known species in six genera of Bruchidae from the Archipelago including Sennius falcatus New Species and Acanthoscelides rossi New Species. Amblycerus (Spermophagus) insularum. (Blair) is synonymized with Amblycerus piurae (Pierce), New Synonymy. Five of the species herein treated are new records for the Archipelago, and 8 of the 10 are also known from mainland South America, principally Ecuador.

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