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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Chrysobothris speculifer

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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 Chrysobothrini
Genus Chrysobothris
Species speculifer (Chrysobothris speculifer)
Explanation of Names
Chrysobothris speculifer Horn 1886
Range
sw US (CA-TX-CO-UT) (1)
Life Cycle
larvae host in Juniperus californica, J. monosperma (Cupressaceae) (1)
Remarks
Type Locality: CO
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1886. A monograph of the species of Chrysobothris inhabiting the United States. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 13: 65-124, plates ii-vii.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
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.