Definition of Bean weevil

1. Noun. Larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beans.

Exact synonyms: Acanthoscelides Obtectus
Generic synonyms: Seed Beetle, Seed Weevil
Group relationships: Acanthoscelides, Genus Acanthoscelides

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bean Weevil

bean dip
bean feast
bean goose
bean hole
bean holes
bean plant
bean pole
bean poles
bean queen
bean queens
bean sprout
bean tostada
bean tree
bean trefoil
bean trefoils
bean weevil (current term)

Literary usage of Bean weevil

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1906)
"But, in the case of a bag of beans infested by the bean weevil kept in the ... In the United States the bean weevil has been known for a great many years. ..."

2. Annual Report by Entomological Society of Ontario, Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture (1899)
"As in the case of the Pea Weevil, the bean weevil occurs in the seed and is sown with it. The eggs are laid on young forming pods and the grabs eat their ..."

3. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"Agr.) pea lce common bean-weevil it is practically cosmopolitan in its distribution, but is most injurious in tropical regions. ..."

4. Insects Injurious to Vegetables by Frank Hurlbut Chittenden (1907)
"Just before it is planted seed infested with this bean weevil should be lightly thrown into water. Badly injured seed will float, and may be picked out or ..."

5. Successful Farming; a Ready Reference on All Phases of Agriculture for by Frank Duane Gardner (1916)
"bean weevil, The Common (Bruchus obtectus, Say.). ... Several other weevils affect the bean in March, in the same way as the common bean weevil. Treatment. ..."

6. Journal of Economic Entomology by Entomological Society of America, American Association of Economic Entomologists (1908)
"Mentioned as "coffee-bean weevil," with the statement that ... 16, larva, pupa and adult of coffee-bean weevil, from Chittenden.) Mentions the species as ..."

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