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Subfamily Agrilinae

Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Brachys ovatus Agrilus ornatulus Horn - Agrilus ornatulus BG3066 E8915 - Agrilus ruficollis Beetle ID please... - Agrilus cyanescens Agrilus heterothecae? - Agrilus heterothecae Agrilus exsapindi Vogt - Agrilus exsapindi Agrilus - Agrilus burkei Bayberry Agrilus A - Agrilus sayi
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
Explanation of Names
Agrilinae Laporte 1835
208 spp. in 10 genera of 4 tribes in our area (>170 spp. are in Agrilus)(1); 7120 spp. in 202 genera of 4 tribes worldwide(2)
worldwide, most diverse in the Ethiopian and Neotropical regions(2); throughout NA(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