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Species Chrysobothris mescalero

Chrysobothris mescalero Wellso & Manley - Chrysobothris mescalero
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 Chrysobothrini
Genus Chrysobothris
Species mescalero (Chrysobothris mescalero)
Explanation of Names
Chrysobothris mescalero Wellso & Manley 2007

NM-TX (1)
Life Cycle
adults on oaks - Quercus spp. (1)
Type Locality: Hwy 385 rest stop, 28 mi S Ft. Stockton, Pecos Co., TX
Print References
Wellso, S.G. and G.V. Manley. 2007. A revision of the Chrysobothris femorata (Olivier, 1790) species group from North America, north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Zootaxa 1652: 1-26.
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.