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Species Chrysobothris westcotti - Westcott's Flathead


Notes on taxonomy, ecology and distribution for some spp. of Chrysobothris (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) occurring in US & Canada.
By Westcott, R.L.
The Coleopterists Bulletin 44(3): 323–343., 1990
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Westcott, R.L. 1990. Notes on taxonomy, ecology and distribution for some species of Chrysobothris Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) occurring in the United States (including Hawaii) and Canada. The Coleopterists Bulletin 44(3): 323–343.

Abstract
Data are provided under 34 species in the genus Chrysobothris Eschscholtz; about one-third of these are treated in detail. The following new synonymy is proposed: Chrysobothris beeri Barr = C. caurina Horn; C. blanchardi Horn = C. rotundicollis Gory and Laporte; C. burkei Chamberlin = C.

A revision of the North American species of buprestid beetles belonging to the tribe Chrysobothrini
By Fisher W.S.
USDA Miscellaneous Publication 470: 1-275, 1942

A new species of Agrilus with notes (Buprestidae and Eucnemidae).
By Knull, J.N.
Entomological News 59: 72-75., 1948
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Knull, J.N. 1948. A new species of Agrilus with notes (Buprestidae and Eucnemidae). Entomological News 59: 72-75.

Treats:

Agrilus cochisei n. sp.
Juniperella mirabilis Knull
Pachyschelus oculatus Schffr.
Pachyschelus uvaldei Knull
Pachyschelus purpureus (Say)

Deltometopus ereptus Bonvouloir - Eucnemidae

Notes on the distribution, synonymy, and biology of Buprestidae (Coleoptera) of North America.
By Nelson, G.H. & R.L. Westcott.
Coleopterists Bulletin 30(3): 273-284., 1976
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Nelson, G.H. & R.L. Westcott. 1976. Notes on the distribution, synonymy, and biology of Buprestidae (Coleoptera) of North America. Coleopterists Bulletin 30(3): 273-284.

Abstract

The female of Agrilus sapindi Knull 1938 is described. A. mojavei Knull 1952 is treated as a subspecies of A. granulatus (Say) 1823. A. nodicornis Fall 1932 is considered a junior synonym of A. duncani Knull 1929. New distributional and/or host data are given for 130 species in the following genera: Paratyndaris, Acmaeoderopsis, Thrincopyge, Agaeocera, Hip

New species of North American Buprestidae (Coleoptera: Buprestidae).
By Knull, J.N.
Ohio Journal of Science 52(6): 349-352., 1952
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Knull, J.N. 1952. New species of North American Buprestidae (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Ohio Journal of Science 52(6): 349-352.

Acmaeodera hualpaiana n. sp.
Acmaeodera chisosensis n. sp.
Melanophila (Phaenops) obenbergeri n. sp.
Chrysobothris vivida n. sp.
Agrilus mojavei n. sp.

Taxonomic notes on the genera Agrilus, Chrysobothris and Paragrilus. (Coleoptera, Buprestidae).
By Nelson, G.H.
Coleopterists Bulletin, 41(1): 67-72., 1987
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Nelson, G.H. 1987. Taxonomic notes on the genera Agrilus, Chrysobothris and Paragrilus. (Coleoptera, Buprestidae). Coleopterists Bulletin, 41(1): 67-72.

Abstract

Agrilus patagoniensis Knull is synonymized under A. ometauhtli Fisher;
Chrysobothris verdevallis Fisher is synonymized under C. smaragdula Fall;
the males of Agrilus geronimoi Knull and A. toxotes Obenberger are described and the female of the latter is redescribed;
the female of Chrysobothris kelloggi Knull is described;

Two new Buprestidae and distribution records of others (Coleoptera).
By Knull, J.N.
The Ohio Journal of Science 64: 376-378., 1964
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Knull, J.N. 1964. Two new Buprestidae and distribution records of others (Coleoptera). The Ohio Journal of Science 64: 376-378.

Chrysobothris ephedrae vogti ssp. n.
Actenodes mimica sp. n.

Trachykele lecontei (Gory)
Xenorhipis osborni Knull
Chrysobothris cupreohumeralis Van Dyke
Chrysobothris humilis Horn

Notes on Buprestidae (Coleóptera): Part VI.
By Nelson, G.H.
The Coleopterists Bulletin 22(l): 28-30., 1968
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Nelson, G.H. 1968. Notes on Buprestidae (Coleóptera): Part VI. The Coleopterists Bulletin 22(l): 28-30.

Acmaeodera fisheri vermiculata Knull 1947
Acmaeodera palmarum Timberlake 1939
Cinyra robusta Chamberlin 1920
Chrysobothris beameri Knull 1954
Plesiallotype
Chrysobothris rossi Van Dyke 1942
Chrysobothris prosopidis Fisher 1942
Agrilus inhabilis Kerremans 1900
Agrilus ineptus Horn 1894
Agrilus chalcogaster Van Dyke 1946