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Species Brachys rileyi

Brachys rileyi Hespenheide (allotype) - Brachys rileyi small Buprestoidea ? - Brachys rileyi Brachys rileyi Hespenheide - Brachys rileyi - female Brachys rileyi
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 and False Jewel Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Agrilinae
Tribe Tracheini
Subtribe Brachyina
Genus Brachys
Species rileyi (Brachys rileyi)
Explanation of Names
Brachys rileyi Hespenheide 2015
Patronym for E. G. Riley who collected the holotype. (1)
Size
3.95-4.75 mm (1)
Identification

HOLOTYPE
Range
NM to w. TX - Map (1)(2)
Food
swept from Gambel oak - Quercus gambelii (Fagaceae) (1)
Print References
Hespenheide, H.A. 2015. Striking new species of Brachys Dejean, 1833 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. The Coleopterists Bulletin 69(2): 221-224. (BioOne)