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Species Hippomelas planicauda

Which Hippomelas? - Hippomelas planicauda Buprestid - Hippomelas planicauda Buprestid - Hippomelas planicauda Hippomelas planicauda Casey - Hippomelas planicauda gray and yellow beetle - Hippomelas planicauda Hippomelas planicauda Arizona Buprestid - Hippomelas planicauda Hippomelas planicauda
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Chrysochroinae
Tribe Dicercini
Subtribe Hippomelanina
Genus Hippomelas
Species planicauda (Hippomelas planicauda)
Explanation of Names
Hippomelas planicauda Casey 1909
AZ to w. TX / Mex. - Map (1)(2)
Jul-Nov. (BG data)
Life Cycle
adults coll'ed on var. woody legumes (1)
Type Locality: Cochise Co., AZ
Print References
Casey, T.L. 1909. Studies in the American Buprestidae. Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 11: 47–178.
Internet References
Type Info - Smithsonian
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.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)