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Species Acmaeodera riograndei

Acmaeodera riograndei Nelson - Acmaeodera riograndei
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 Polycestinae
Tribe Acmaeoderini
Subtribe Acmaeoderina
Genus Acmaeodera
Species riograndei (Acmaeodera riograndei)
Explanation of Names
Acmaeodera riograndei Nelson 1980

Det. W. F. Barr
w. TX / Mex. - Map (1)(2)
Life Cycle
larval hosts unk., adults taken from flowers (1)
Type Locality: Oak Springs, W. side of Chisos Mountains, Big Bend National Park, Brewster Co., TX (1)
See Also
- Range: s. TX
Acmaeodera starrae Knull
Det. G. H. Nelson, 1972

- Range: TX-OK
Acmaeodera robigo Knull
Det. S. Wellso, 1996
Print References
Nelson, G.H. 1980. A new species of Acmaeodera (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Pan-Pacific Entomology 56: 175.
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)