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Genus Eupristocerus

Cane Borer - Eupristocerus cogitans Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Eupristocerus cogitans - male Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Eupristocerus cogitans - female Alder Buprestid - Eupristocerus cogitans Beetle ID - Eupristocerus cogitans Eupristocerus cogitans (Weber) - Eupristocerus cogitans Eupristocerus cogitans (Weber) - Eupristocerus cogitans Eupristocerus cogitans
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 Agrilinae
Genus Eupristocerus
Explanation of Names
Eupristocerus Deyrolle 1865
Numbers
monotypic genus(1)
Range
e. US(2)
Remarks
the only NA representative of the tropical tribe Coraebini Bedel 1921 that contains >1200 spp. in 133 genera worldwide, by far most diverse in Africa(1)
Works Cited
1.Bellamy C.L. (2013) The world of jewel beetles: A checklist of world Buprestoidea
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.