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Genus Eupristocerus

Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Eupristocerus cogitans Eupristocerus cogitans Beetle ID - Eupristocerus cogitans Beetle ID - Eupristocerus cogitans Eupristocerus cogitans Eupristocerus cogitans Eupristocerus cogitans Eupristocerus cogitans? - Eupristocerus cogitans
Classification
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
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.