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Subfamily Chrysochroinae

Chalcophora angulicollis Great Buprestid - Hippomelas sphenicus Western Sculptured Pine Borer - Chalcophora angulicollis metallic looking beetle on a mature white oak trunk - Dicerca obscura Gyascutus sp.? - Gyascutus planicosta Sculptured Pine Borer - Chalcophora virginiensis Beetle - Chalcophora virginiensis Dicerca tuberculata - male
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 Chrysochroinae
Explanation of Names
Chrysochroinae Laporte 1835
Numbers
>70 spp. in 12 genera of 4 tribes in our area(1); >2700 spp. in 110 genera of 8 tribes worldwide(2)
Range
worldwide(2) and throughout NA (more diverse in sw. US)(1)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Bellamy C.L. (2013) The world of jewel beetles: A checklist of world Buprestoidea