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Species Acmaeodera ligulata

Acmaeodera ligulata   - Acmaeodera ligulata Beetle - Acmaeodera ligulata Acmaeodera ligulata Cazier - Acmaeodera ligulata Acmaeodera ligulata Cazier - Acmaeodera ligulata Not quite like cazieri or parkeri? - Acmaeodera ligulata Not quite like cazieri or parkeri? - Acmaeodera ligulata Beetle - Acmaeodera ligulata Acmaeodera ligulata
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 Polycestinae
Tribe Acmaeoderini
Subtribe Acmaeoderina
Genus Acmaeodera
Species ligulata (Acmaeodera ligulata)
Explanation of Names
Acmaeodera ligulata Cazier 1940
Range
sw US (AZ-NM-UT-NV)(1)
Life Cycle
larvae host in oaks (Quercus, Fagaceae)(1)
Print References
Cazier M.A. (1940) New North American Acmaeodera with synonymical and miscellaneous notes on other species (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Wasmann Collector 4: 17-29.
Works Cited
1.A catalog and bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America north of Mexico.
Nelson et al. 2008. The Coleopterists Society, Special Publication No. 4. 274 pp.