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Species Mastogenius crenulatus

Beetle ID - Mastogenius crenulatus Mastogenius - Mastogenius crenulatus Mastogenius crenulatus Knull - Mastogenius crenulatus Mastogenius crenulatus Knull - Mastogenius crenulatus Buprestid - Mastogenius crenulatus Mastogenius crenulatus Knull - Mastogenius crenulatus
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 Polycestinae
Tribe Haplostethini
Genus Mastogenius
Species crenulatus (Mastogenius crenulatus)
Explanation of Names
Mastogenius crenulatus Knull 1934
crenulatus = 'finely notched'
Size
2-3 mm(1)
Range
ON-FL to IL-OK-TX(2)(3)(4)
Season
Mar-Jun(5)(BG data)
Food
Larvae in Carya, Cercis, Diospyros, Quercus(2)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to the Jewel Beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) of Northeastern North America.
Paiero et al. 2012. Canadian Food Inspection Agency. 411 pp.
2.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.
3.Insects of Ojibway Prairie, a southern Ontario tallgrass prairie
Paiero S.M., Marshall S.A., Pratt P.D., Buck M. 2010. Shorthouse J.D., Floate K.D. (Eds.) Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands, Vol. 1: 199-225.
4.List of Coleoptera Collected in Latimer County, Oklahoma by Karl Stephan (2002)
5.Abundance and distribution of potential arthropod prey species in a typical Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat.
Quinn, M.A. 2000. Unpublished Thesis. Texas A&M University, College Station. ix + 182 pp.