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Species Agrilus pilosovittatus

Just another UnIDable Agrilus? - Agrilus pilosovittatus
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 Agrilinae
Tribe Agrilini
Genus Agrilus
Species pilosovittatus (Agrilus pilosovittatus)
Explanation of Names
Agrilus pilosovittatus Saunders 1873
Size
4.0-4.7 mm (Hespenheide 1969)
Range
native to E. Asia (China, Japan), adventive in NA (NY-NC)(1)
Food
host: Wisteria (Fabaceae)(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: NJ 1965 (Hespenheide 1969)
Print References
Hespenheide H.A. (1969) An immigrant Agrilus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Entomological News 79: 77-80 (Full text)
Works Cited
1.Agrilus sulcicollis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), a new alien species in North America
Jendek E., Grebennikov V.V. 2009. Can. Entomol. 141: 236–245.