Acanthoscelides obtectus (Say, 1831)
dried bean beetle
on Phaseolus, etc.
The female makes an opening in a pod and deposits an egg on an unripe seed; the larva develops within the seed.
In the tropics on many more genera.
distribution within Europe
The species is a pest as storage insect, because oviposition may also happen in loose, dried seeds. In storages multiple generations.
Bukejs (2010c), Delobel & Delobel (2003a), György & Merkl (2005a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Sprick & Floren (2007a), Yus Ramos (2008a), Yus Ramos & Zuzarte (2008a).