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Species Chrysobothris lucana

Chrysobothris lucana Horn, 1894 - Chrysobothris lucana - male Chrysobothris lucana Horn - Chrysobothris lucana - male Shiny green bup - Chrysobothris lucana On Palo Verde - Chrysobothris lucana Chrysobothris lucana Horn - Chrysobothris lucana
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 and False Jewel Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Buprestinae
Tribe Chrysobothrini
Genus Chrysobothris
Species lucana (Chrysobothris lucana)
Explanation of Names
Author: Horn, 1894 (1)
OR-CA-AZ / Mex (1)
May-Aug (BG data)
Larvae in jojoba - Simmondsia chinensis (Simmondsiaceae) (1)
Type locality: Mexico, Baja CA, San Jose del Cabo (1)
See Also

Chrysobothris analis LeConte
Range: AZ-TX / Mex.

- Note: reddish-copper color on the forelegs
Chrysobothris purpureoplagiata Schaeffer
Range: CA-AZ / Mex.
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1894. The Coleoptera of Baja California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 2, 4: 302-449, plate 7-8.
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.