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Bruchidius villosus, broom seed beetle

Species type: Arthropod

Order: Coleoptera

Family: Chrysomelidae

Genus: Bruchidius

Species: villosus

Authority: (Fabricius)

Common names: broom seed beetle

Synonyms: Bruchidius ater, Bruchidius fasciatus

Imported for biocontrol of: Cytisus scoparius (Fabales: Fabaceae), Scotch broom, broom Details