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Species Xenorhipis osborni

Xenorhipis osborni - male Xenorhipis osborni - female Xenorhipis osborni Knull - Xenorhipis osborni - male Xenorhipis osborni Knull - Xenorhipis osborni - female Xenorhipis osborni Knull - Xenorhipis osborni - 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 Buprestinae
Tribe Xenorhipidini
Subtribe Xenorhipidina
Genus Xenorhipis
Species osborni (Xenorhipis osborni)
Explanation of Names
Xenorhipis osborni Knull 1936
Patronym for Herbert Osborn (1856-1954), an American entomologist.
Numbers
3 Nearctic spp. (1)
Size
5.5 mm (Knull 1936)
Range
w. TX (1)
Season
April (BG data)
Food
Larvae in Whitethorn Acacia - Acacia constricta (Fabaceae) (1)
Host Distribution - per USDA Plants Database
Remarks
Type Locality: TX: Jeff Davis Co., Davis Mountains (1)
Print References
Knull, J.N. 1936. Five new southwestern Coleoptera (Buprestidae and Cerambycidae). Entomological News 47: 73-75; 105-108. Full Text
Works Cited
1.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.