Definition of Acanthoscelides
1. Noun. A genus of Bruchidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Bruchidae, Family Bruchidae
Member holonyms: Acanthoscelides Obtectus, Bean Weevil
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acanthoscelides
Literary usage of Acanthoscelides
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1. Injurious Insects: How to Recognize and Control Them by Walter Collins O'Kane (1912)
"In addition all cracks and crevices should be sprayed with gasoline, taking proper precautions to guard against fire. The Bean Weevil (acanthoscelides ..."
2. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"Bean Weevil acanthoscelides obtectus Say Family Bruchidae. Bruchus obtectus Say General Appearance The adult weevils are very short and robust, ..."