Fruitworms

Byturidae

Summary 3

Byturidae, also known as Fruitworms is a family of beetles, in the suborder Polyphaga. The larvae develop in fruits. Byturus unicolor affects species of Rubus and Geum, the larvae of Raspberry beetle raspberry plants.

SoCal Status 4

Only two Known Species per The California Beetle Database .
Byturus tomentosus
Xerasia grisescens

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  1. (c) Udo Schmidt, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Byturus_tomentosus_(Geer,_1774).jpg
  2. (c) Udo Schmidt, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Byturus_ochraceus_(Scriba,_1790).jpg
  3. Adapted by BJ Stacey from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byturidae
  4. (c) BJ Stacey, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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