Althaeus is a genus of pea and bean weevils in the beetle family Chrysomelidae. There are at least three described species in Althaeus.[1][2][3]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Chrysomelidae
Tribe: Bruchini
Genus: Althaeus
Bridwell, 1946


These three species belong to the genus Althaeus:


  1. ^ "Althaeus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  2. ^ "Althaeus". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-23.

Further readingEdit

  • Riley, Ed; Clark, S.; Seeno, T. (2003). Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico. Coleopterists Society. ISBN 9780972608718.
  • Riley, Edward G.; Clark, Shawn M.; Seeno, Terry N. (2003). Catalog of the leaf beetles of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae and Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Special Publication No. 1. The Coleopterists' Society. ISBN 978-0-9726087-1-8.
  • Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2013). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 6: Chrysomeloidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-26091-7.