Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinks
Books
Data

Genus Brachys

 
 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ...
next page
last page

Striking new species of Brachys Dejean, 1833 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico
By Hespenheide H.A.
The Coleopterists Bulletin 69: 221-224, 2015

A new species of Brachys Dejean, 1833 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from the eastern United States using an unusual host.
By Hespenheide, H.A. and C.S. Eiseman.
The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(2): 335-340., 2016
BioOne

Hespenheide, H.A. and C.S. Eiseman. 2016. A new species of Brachys Dejean, 1833 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from the eastern United States using an unusual host. The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(2): 335-340.

Abstract

Rearings from mines in leaves of the perennial terrestrial vine trailing arbutus, Epigaea repens L., in Maryland, Michigan, and New England yielded specimens of the genus Brachys Dejean. Species of this genus in the eastern United States are previously known only as miners in shrubs and trees.

A new sp. of Agrilus, w/ dist. records, taxonomic & biological notes for Agrilinae & Trachyinae (Buprestidae) of Mex. & C. Amer.
By Westcott, R.L. & H.A. Hespenheide.
ResearchGate

Westcott, R.L. & H.A. Hespenheide. 2006. The description of a new species of Agrilus Curtis, with distributional records, and taxonomic and biological notes for Agrilinae and Trachyinae (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) of Mexico and Central America. Zootaxa 1367: 1-35.

Abstract

This paper treats 225 species of Buprestidae in the genera Agrilus, Brachys, Callimicra, Cyphothorax, Dismorpha, Hylaeogena, Leiopleura, Lius, Omochyseus, Pachyschelus, Paragrilus, Taphrocerus and Trypantius.

Jewel beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) as prey of robber flies (Diptera: Asilidae),
By Westcott, R.L. and R.J. Lavigne.
https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-73.1.169, 2019
BioOne

Westcott, R.L. and R.J. Lavigne. 2019. Jewel beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) as prey of robber flies (Diptera: Asilidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin, 73(1): 169-178.

Abstract

Herein are reported literature records of Asilidae preying upon Buprestidae, 40 where both predator and prey were identified at least to genus, plus 12 where the prey was identified only to family. Thirty-four new predator-prey records are given. All are included in a table that includes at least 25 genera and at least 60 species of Buprestidae as prey of at least 27 genera and at least 53 species of Asilidae.

Four new Texas Coleoptera (Buprestidae and Cerambycidae).
By Knull, J.N.
Entomological News, 46(4): 96-99., 1935
Full PDF - BHL

Knull, J.N. 1935. Four new Texas Coleoptera (Buprestidae and Cerambycidae). Entomological News, 46(4): 96-99.

New country and state records, and other notes for Mexican Buprestidae (Coleoptera).
By Westcott, R.L., T.A. Atkinson, H.A. Hespenheide & G.H. Nelson.
Insecta Mundi 3(3): 217-232. , 1990
Full PDF

Westcott, R.L., T.A. Atkinson, H.A. Hespenheide & G.H. Nelson. 1990. New country and state records, and other notes for Mexican Buprestidae (Coleoptera). Insecta Mundi 3(3)(1989): 217-232.

Abstract:

Treatment is provided for 224 species and subspecies in the genera Acherusia, Acmaeodera, Actenodes, Agaeocera, Agrilus, Anthaxia, Brachys, Buprestis, Chalcangium, Chrysobothris, Colobogaster, Cyphothorax, Dicerca, Dismorpha, Euchroma, Hiperantha, Hylaeogena, Leiopleura, Lius, Mixochlorus, Omochyseus, Pachyschelus, Polycesta, Psiloptera, Spectralia, Taphrocerus, Tetragonoschema, Thrincopyge, Trypantius and Tyndaris.

A hybrid in the genus Acmaeodera, a taxonomic note on Chrysobothris kelloggi, and new distribution and host records.
By Westcott, R.L.
Jewel Beetles 10: 76-81., 2001
Westcott, R.L. 2001. An interspecific hybrid in the genus Acmaeodera Eschscholtz, a taxonomic note on Chrysobothris kelloggi Knull, and new distribution and host records for United States and Canadian species in these and other genera (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Jewel Beetles 10: 76-81.

Dist. and bio notes on N. Amer. Buprestidae, w/ comments on var. in Anthaxia viridicornis (Say) and A. viridfrons Gory.
By MacRae, T.C.
he Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 82(2): 166–199., 2006
Full PDF

MacRae, T.C. 2006. Distributional and biological notes on North American Buprestidae (Coleoptera), with comments on variation in Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) viridicornis (Say) and A. (H.) viridfrons Gory. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 82(2): 166–199.

Abstract:

Distributional and biological notes are presented for 164 species and subspecies of North American Buprestidae in the genera Acmaeodera Eschscholtz, Acmaeoderopsis Barr, Acmaeoderoides Van Dyke, Actenodes Dejean, Agrilaxia Kerremans, Agrilus (s. str.) Curtis, Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) Reitter, Brachys Dejean, Buprestis (s. str.) Linnaeus, Buprestis (Knulliobuprestis) Kurosawa, Chalcophora Dejean, Chrysobothris (s. str.) Eschscholtz, Cypriacis (s. str.) Casey, Dicerca (s. str.) Eschscholtz, Lampetis (Spinthoptera) Casey, Mastogenius (Solier), Pachyschelus Solier, Paragrilus Saunders, Paratyndaris (Knulliella) Cobos, Phaenops Megerle, Poecilonota Eschscholtz, Polycesta (Arizonica) Cobos, Polycesta (Tularensia) Nelson, Ptosima Dejean, Spectralia Casey, Texania Casey, Trigonogya Schaeffer, and Xenorhipis LeConte.

 
 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ...
next page
last page