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Family Buprestidae - Metallic Wood-boring Beetles

 
 
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Desc. of Two N. Spp. of Acmaeodera Esch., & Two N. Ssp. of Agrilus Curt. & Chrysobothris Esch. in N. Am., w/ Det. Notes on Other
By R. L. Westcott and G. H. Nelson
The Coleopterists Bulletin, 54(3): 300-312, 2000
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Westcott, R. L., and G. H. Nelson. 2000. Descriptions of Two New Species of Acmaeodera Eschscholtz, and Two New Subspecies of Agrilus Curtis and Chrysobothris Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in North America, with Detailed Notes on Others. Coleopterists Bulletin, 54(3): 300-312.

Abstract:
New taxa and changes in nomenclature are provided in the genera Acmaeodera Eschscholtz,
Chrysobothris Eschscholtz, and Agrilus Curtis. Acmaeodera mariposa Horn
is discussed as a polytypic species, with A. dohrni Horn given subspecific status therein.

Notes of the Distribution and Biology of Certain Buprestidae (Coleoptera): Part IV
By G.C. Walters and C.L. Bellamy
The Coleopterists Bulletin, 1990
Vol. 44, No. 1 (Mar. 1990), pp. 113-115
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Provides host info/range expansion(s) for the following species:

Acmaeodera barri Cazier
Acmaeodera ephedrae Barr
Acmaeodera pinalorum Knull
Acmaeoderopsis hassayampae (Knull)
Agrilus impexus Horn
Agrilus ventralis Horn
Chrosobothris lixa Horn
Chrysophana placida LeConte
Mastogenius puncticollis Schaeffer
Tyndaris (Barberia) barberi Skinner
Tyndaris (Tusconia) tusconi (Knu

A new species of Agrilus with notes (Buprestidae and Eucnemidae).
By Knull, J.N.
Entomological News 59: 72-75., 1948
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Knull, J.N. 1948. A new species of Agrilus with notes (Buprestidae and Eucnemidae). Entomological News 59: 72-75.

Treats:

Agrilus cochisei n. sp.
Juniperella mirabilis Knull
Pachyschelus oculatus Schffr.
Pachyschelus uvaldei Knull
Pachyschelus purpureus (Say)

Deltometopus ereptus Bonvouloir - Eucnemidae

Notes on the distribution, synonymy, and biology of Buprestidae (Coleoptera) of North America.
By Nelson, G.H. & R.L. Westcott.
Coleopterists Bulletin 30(3): 273-284., 1976
JSTOR

Nelson, G.H. & R.L. Westcott. 1976. Notes on the distribution, synonymy, and biology of Buprestidae (Coleoptera) of North America. Coleopterists Bulletin 30(3): 273-284.

Abstract

The female of Agrilus sapindi Knull 1938 is described. A. mojavei Knull 1952 is treated as a subspecies of A. granulatus (Say) 1823. A. nodicornis Fall 1932 is considered a junior synonym of A. duncani Knull 1929. New distributional and/or host data are given for 130 species in the following genera: Paratyndaris, Acmaeoderopsis, Thrincopyge, Agaeocera, Hip

New species of North American Buprestidae (Coleoptera: Buprestidae).
By Knull, J.N.
Ohio Journal of Science 52(6): 349-352., 1952
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Knull, J.N. 1952. New species of North American Buprestidae (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Ohio Journal of Science 52(6): 349-352.

Acmaeodera hualpaiana n. sp.
Acmaeodera chisosensis n. sp.
Melanophila (Phaenops) obenbergeri n. sp.
Chrysobothris vivida n. sp.
Agrilus mojavei n. sp.

Taxonomic notes on the genera Agrilus, Chrysobothris and Paragrilus. (Coleoptera, Buprestidae).
By Nelson, G.H.
Coleopterists Bulletin, 41(1): 67-72., 1987
JSTOR

Nelson, G.H. 1987. Taxonomic notes on the genera Agrilus, Chrysobothris and Paragrilus. (Coleoptera, Buprestidae). Coleopterists Bulletin, 41(1): 67-72.

Abstract

Agrilus patagoniensis Knull is synonymized under A. ometauhtli Fisher;
Chrysobothris verdevallis Fisher is synonymized under C. smaragdula Fall;
the males of Agrilus geronimoi Knull and A. toxotes Obenberger are described and the female of the latter is redescribed;
the female of Chrysobothris kelloggi Knull is described;

Two new Buprestidae and distribution records of others (Coleoptera).
By Knull, J.N.
The Ohio Journal of Science 64: 376-378., 1964
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Knull, J.N. 1964. Two new Buprestidae and distribution records of others (Coleoptera). The Ohio Journal of Science 64: 376-378.

Chrysobothris ephedrae vogti ssp. n.
Actenodes mimica sp. n.

Trachykele lecontei (Gory)
Xenorhipis osborni Knull
Chrysobothris cupreohumeralis Van Dyke
Chrysobothris humilis Horn

Notes on Buprestidae (ColeĆ³ptera): Part VI.
By Nelson, G.H.
The Coleopterists Bulletin 22(l): 28-30., 1968
JSTOR

Nelson, G.H. 1968. Notes on Buprestidae (ColeĆ³ptera): Part VI. The Coleopterists Bulletin 22(l): 28-30.

Acmaeodera fisheri vermiculata Knull 1947
Acmaeodera palmarum Timberlake 1939
Cinyra robusta Chamberlin 1920
Chrysobothris beameri Knull 1954
Plesiallotype
Chrysobothris rossi Van Dyke 1942
Chrysobothris prosopidis Fisher 1942
Agrilus inhabilis Kerremans 1900
Agrilus ineptus Horn 1894
Agrilus chalcogaster Van Dyke 1946

 
 
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