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Species Acmaeodera flavomarginata

Black, red, & yellow bug - Acmaeodera flavomarginata Acmaeodera flavomarginata (Gray) - Acmaeodera flavomarginata Acmaeodera flavomarginata Yellow-bordered Flower Buprestid - Acmaeodera flavomarginata Unknown beetle - Acmaeodera flavomarginata Organ Pipe bup #2 - Acmaeodera flavomarginata Acmaeodera flavomarginata - female bug - Acmaeodera flavomarginata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea (Metallic Wood Boring Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Polycestinae
Tribe Acmaeoderini
Subtribe Acmaeoderina
Genus Acmaeodera
Species flavomarginata (Acmaeodera flavomarginata)
Other Common Names
'Yellow-sided Flower Bup'
Explanation of Names
Acmaeodera flavomarginata (Gray 1832)
c. & w. TX to Brazil(1)
Adults common on flowers of Asteraceae(1)
Larvae in Acacia, Diospyros, Prosopis(1)
Internet References
Texas Entomology (Quinn 2009)
Works Cited
1.A catalog and bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America north of Mexico.
Nelson et al. 2008. The Coleopterists Society, Special Publication No. 4. 274 pp.