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Genus Xenorhipis

Xenorhipis osborni - female Xenorhipis hidalgoensis Knull - Xenorhipis hidalgoensis - female Xenorhipis hidalgoensis Knull - Xenorhipis hidalgoensis - male Xenorhipis osborni Knull - Xenorhipis osborni - female Xenorhipis osborni Knull - Xenorhipis osborni - male Green metallic buprestid - Xenorhipis brendeli Xenorhipis osborni Knull - Xenorhipis osborni - female Fancy-antennae jewel beetle - Xenorhipis brendeli - 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 and False Jewel Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Buprestinae
Tribe Xenorhipidini
Subtribe Xenorhipidina
Genus Xenorhipis
Explanation of Names
Xenorhipis LeConte 1866
Numbers
3 spp. in our area(1), 14 total(2)
Range
New World, mostly the Neotropics(2); in our area: X. brendeli LeConte NY-FL to IA-TX, X. hidalgoensis Knull TX, Mexico; X. osborni Knull TX(3)
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
3.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.