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Genus Gyascutus

unknown beetle - Gyascutus caelatus Gyascutus (Gyascutus) diannae (Helfer) 1954 - Gyascutus dianae Gyascutus carolinensis Horn - Gyascutus carolinensis Side trip with Doug and John - Gyascutus caelatus Desert Beetle ID - Gyascutus planicosta Gyascutus planicosta Gyascutus planicosta ssp. cribriceps - Gyascutus planicosta A live G. planicosta obliteratus - Gyascutus planicosta
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 and False Jewel Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Chrysochroinae
Tribe Dicercini
Subtribe Hippomelanina
Genus Gyascutus
Explanation of Names
Gyascutus LeConte 1858
Numbers
8 spp. in two subgenera(1)
Range
Mostly sw. US, with one sp. (G. fulgidus) ranging north into OR & ID(1)
Print References
Nelson, G. H. & C. L. Bellamy. (1996). A revision of the subtribe Hippomelanina: Hippomelas Laporte and Gory, Prasinalia Casey, Gyascutus (Stictocera) Casey, and Barrellus, gen. nov. (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Natural History 30:861-911. (PDF)
Nelson, G. H. (2000). A revision of the subtribe Hippomelanina, part II: Gyascutus (Gyascutus) LeConte (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Natural History 34:2251-2292. (PDF)