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Species Chrysobothris westcotti - Westcott's Flathead

Wild buckwheat bup - Chrysobothris westcotti
Classification
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 Buprestinae
Tribe Chrysobothrini
Genus Chrysobothris
Species westcotti (Westcott's Flathead)
Explanation of Names
Chrysobothris westcotti Barr 1969
Range
OR (1)
Life Cycle
larvae host in arrowleaf buckwheat (Eriogonum compositum, Polygonaceae) (1)
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.