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Species Taphrocerus nicolayi

Buprestid - Taphrocerus nicolayi Taphrocerus nicolayi Obenberger - Taphrocerus nicolayi - female Buprestid  - Taphrocerus nicolayi Buprestid  - Taphrocerus nicolayi Buprestid  - Taphrocerus nicolayi Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Carex LFP37 2016 1 - Taphrocerus nicolayi Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Cyperus species 2 D1769 2019 1 - Taphrocerus nicolayi Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Carex D1839 2019 1 - Taphrocerus nicolayi
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 Tracheini
Subtribe Brachyina
Genus Taphrocerus
Species nicolayi (Taphrocerus nicolayi)
Explanation of Names
Taphrocerus nicolayi Obenberger 1924
Size
3-4 mm (1)
Identification

Dets. T. C. MacRae
Range
TX-FL-ME-NE (2)
Life Cycle
Adults on Carex spp. (2)
Remarks
infrequently collected (1)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to the Jewel Beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) of Northeastern North America.
Paiero et al. 2012. Canadian Food Inspection Agency. 411 pp.
2.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.