Megacerus is a genus of large-horned bruchids in the family Chrysomelidae. There are about 9 described species in Megacerus.[1][2][3][4]

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Megacerus cubiculus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Chrysomelidae
Subfamily: Bruchinae
Genus: Megacerus
Fahraeus, 1839
Megacerus cubiculus



  1. ^ "Megacerus Genus Information". Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Megacerus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Megacerus Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  4. ^ "North American Cryptocephalus species (Chrysomelidae, Cryptocephalinae)". Texas Entomology.

Further readingEdit

  • Arnett, R. H., Jr.; Thomas, M. C.; Skelley, P. E.; Frank, J. H., eds. (21 June 2002). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, Florida.
  • Arnett, Ross H. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press.
  • White, Richard E. (1968). A Review of the Genus Cryptocephalus in America North of Mexico. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • White, Richard E. (1983). Peterson Field Guides: Beetles. Houghton Mifflin Company.
  • Riley, Ed; Clark, S.; Seeno, T. (2003). "Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico". Coleopterists Society.