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Species Buprestis parmaculativentris

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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 Buprestinae
Tribe Buprestini
Genus Buprestis
No Taxon (subgenus Buprestis)
Species parmaculativentris (Buprestis parmaculativentris)
Explanation of Names
Buprestis parmaculativentris Knull 1958
w. TX - Map (1)(2)
Life Cycle
larvae host in Mexican pinyon (Pinus cembroides, Pinaceae) (3)(1)
Type Locality: Chisos Mountains, Big Bend National Park, Brewster Co., TX (1)
See Also
Buprestis maculativentris Say
- Range: Rocky Mtns n. to n. Canada
Print References
Knull, J.N. 1958. Two new North American Buprestidae (Coleoptera). Ohio Journal of Science 58(3): 153-154.
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.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
3.Distributional and biological notes on Buprestidae (Coleoptera) in N. and C. America and the W. Indies, w/ validation of one sp.
MacRae, T.C. & G.H. Nelson. 2003. The Coleopterists Bulletin 57(1): 57-70.