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- Cane, James H.; Johnson, Clarence; Napoles, Jesus Romero; Johnson, Douglas A.; Hammon, Robert
- Western North American Naturalist 2013 v.73 no.4 pp. 477
- Acanthoscelides; Apion; Astragalus; Dalea; Tychius; forbs; herbaceous plants; land restoration; legumes; perennials; rangelands; risk; seeds; woodlands; United States
- ... Seed-feeding beetles of the genera Acanthoscelides, Apion, and occasionally Tychius were commonly found occurring in seeds from wild populations of Astragalus filipes and Dalea ornata across rangelands of the United States Intermountain West, resulting in many new state, county, and host records. These 2 legumes, as well as other perennial herbaceous species, are being commercially farmed to produ ...