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Photo#175437
Xenorhipis brendeli - male

Xenorhipis brendeli - Male
2 mi S Kelso, Scott County, Missouri, USA
Size: 4.8 mm
Emerged 30.vii.1989 from dead branch Carya illinoensis coll. 29.xii.1988 by T.C.MacRae (det. T.C.MacRae).

Like other related genera, the males exhibit highly modified (pectinate) antennae, while females do not. Species of Xenorhipis are distinguished from related genera by their abbreviated elytra (entire in Trichinorhipis) and their subparallel metacoxal plates (triangular in Hesperorhipis). Xenorhipis brendeli is known from eastern U.S. west to Minnesota and eastern Texas.

Moved
Moved from Buprestinae.

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