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Species Agrilus lecontei

Beetle - Agrilus lecontei Agrilus sp? - Agrilus lecontei Agrilus lecontei Buprestid - Agrilus lecontei beetle - Agrilus lecontei spotted bug - Agrilus lecontei Agrilus lecontei celticola Fisher - Agrilus lecontei Agrilus lecontei celticola? - Agrilus lecontei
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
Tribe Agrilini
Genus Agrilus
Species lecontei (Agrilus lecontei)
Other Common Names
LeConte's Brownsville Bup
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Agrilus lecontei lecontei Saunders, 1871

Agrilus lecontei celticola Fisher, 1928
Explanation of Names
celticola - Celtis dweller (1)

Agrilus lecontei celticola Fisher
Det. E. G. Riley, 2009
AZ-MS-KS / Mex. (2)
Feb. to June in Texas - TAMU
March through August, but most common in early spring (Vogt 1949)
Multiple spp. of Celtis and other woody plants (2)
Granjeno (several), Hackberry (common), Soapberry (several) (Vogt 1949)
Type Locality: Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas
See Also
- Range: se US (TX-GA-NC-TN)
Agrilus abductus Horn
Det. A. D. Smith, 2003
Print References
Fisher, W.S. 1928. A revision of the North American species of buprestid beetles belonging to the genus Agrilus. United States National Museum Bulletin, 145: 1-347.
Vogt, G.H. 1949. A biologically annotated list of the Buprestidae of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 42: 192-202.
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
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.