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Species Chalcophora georgiana - Southern Sculptured Pine Borer

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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 Chrysochroinae
Tribe Chrysochroini
Genus Chalcophora
Species georgiana (Southern Sculptured Pine Borer)
Explanation of Names
Chalcophora georgiana (LeConte 1857)
Size
♂ 20–29 mm(1)
Identification
coppery green, can be easily separated by the acute elytral apex with a strong sutural spine; displays very little variation(1)
Range
se. US (PA-FL-LA)(1)
Food
hosts: Pinus caribaea, P. echinata, P. palustris, P. taeda(1)
Works Cited
1.Reevaluation of Chalcophora angulicollis (LeConte) and Chalcophora virginiensis (Drury) with a review and key...
Maier C.A., Ivie M.A. 2013. The Coleopterists Bulletin 67: 457-469.