Bruchus aboriginalis Wickham 1914 (leaf beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae

Full reference: H. F. Wickham. 1914. New Miocene Coleoptera from Florissant. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College 53:423-494

Belongs to Bruchus according to H. F. Wickham 1914

Sister taxa: Bruchus anilis, Bruchus antaeus, Bruchus bituminosus, Bruchus bowditchi, Bruchus carpophiloides, Bruchus crassus, Bruchus decrepitus, Bruchus dormescens, Bruchus exhumatus, Bruchus henshawi, Bruchus osborni, Bruchus pisi, Bruchus striolatus, Bruchus succintus

Type specimen: MCZ 2654, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Florissant (MCZ Collection)

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