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Species Agrilus gillespiensis

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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 Agrilinae
Tribe Agrilini
Genus Agrilus
Species gillespiensis (Agrilus gillespiensis)
Explanation of Names
Agrilus gillespiensis Knull 1947
Size
5 mm (1)
Range
c. TX - Map (2)(3)
Life Cycle
adults coll'ed on hackberry (Celtis, Ulmaceae) (2)
Remarks
Type Locality: Gillespie Co., TX (2)
See Also
According to Fisher's (1928) key this species would run to A. celti Knull. It differs by having lateral carinae of thorax separated for entire distance, prehumeral carina parallel to side margin, prosternal lobe broadly rounded, and shape of male genitalia. (1)
Print References
Fisher, W.S. 1928. A revision of the North American species of buprestid beetles belonging to the genus Agrilus. United States National Museum Bulletin 145: 1-347. (4)
Knull, J.N. 1947. New North American Coleoptera (Buprestidae, Schizopodidae and Cerambycidae). The Ohio Journal of Science 47: 69-73. (1)
Works Cited
1.New North American Coleoptera (Buprestidae, Schizopodidae and Cerambycidae).
Knull, J.N. 1947. The Ohio Journal of Science 47: 69-73.
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.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
4.A revision of the North American species of buprestid beetles belonging to the genus Agrilus.
Fisher W.S. 1928. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 145: 1-347.