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Species Agrilus muticus

Agrilus muticus LeConte - Agrilus muticus - male Agrilus muticus LeConte - Agrilus muticus - male Agrilus muticus LeConte - Agrilus muticus Agrilus muticus LeConte - Agrilus muticus Agrilus muticus Prairie bug - Agrilus muticus Agrilus muticus LeConte - Agrilus muticus Wine Cup beetle - Agrilus muticus
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 Agrilinae
Tribe Agrilini
Genus Agrilus
Species muticus (Agrilus muticus)
Explanation of Names
Agrilus muticus LeConte, 1858
muticus (L). 'cut off' (1)
Range
TX-KS (2), +AR (BG data)
Season
Apr-May in TX (BG data)
Food
Adults on Winecups - Callirhoe involucrata (Malvaceae) (2)
Remarks
Type Locality: Texas (2)
Print References
Fisher, W.S. 1928. A revision of the North American species of buprestid beetles belonging to the genus Agrilus. Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum, Bulletin 145, 347 pp.
LeConte J.L. 1858. Descriptions of new species of Coleoptera, chiefly collected by the United States and Mexican Boudary Commission, under Major W.H.Emory, U.S.A. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10: 59-89.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
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.