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Genus Taphrocerus

small buprestid - Taphrocerus nicolayi leaf miner - Taphrocerus nicolayi Taphrocerus agriloides Crotch - Taphrocerus agriloides Small bup - Taphrocerus Taphrocerus schaefferi Nicolay and Weiss - Taphrocerus schaefferi St. Andrews leaf miner on Cyperus plukenetii SA1848 2020 4 - Taphrocerus Roan Island leaf miner on Cyperus virens D4031 2022 6 - Taphrocerus Taphrocerus chevrolati? - Taphrocerus chevrolati
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Agrilinae
Tribe Tracheini
Subtribe Brachyina
Genus Taphrocerus
Explanation of Names
Taphrocerus Solier 1833
13 spp. in our area(1), >170 total(2)
New World, north to QC‒AB(2)(1)
Larvae mine in Scirpus spp. and other Cyperaceae(3)