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Species Buprestis maculipennis

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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 Buprestini
Genus Buprestis
No Taxon (subgenus Buprestis)
Species maculipennis (Buprestis maculipennis)
Explanation of Names
Buprestis maculipennis Gory, 1841
Size
10-15 mm
Identification

Buprestis maculipennis Gory
Det. Joshua P. Basham, 2010
Range
e NA (TX-FL-QC-SK) (1)
Mainly southeastern United States, sporadic records in boreal forest.
Habitat
Pine forests
Season
May-August (BG data)
Life Cycle
Larvae reported to feed on pines (Pinus), also: Taxodium and Tsuga (1)
Remarks
Type Locality: "Amer. Bor."
Print References
Brimley, p. 171 (2)
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.
2.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.