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Species Agrilus cyanescens

Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Agrilus cyanescens Buprestid - Agrilus cyanescens Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Agrilus cyanescens Agrilus mating pair - Agrilus cyanescens - male - female Buprestidae Agrilus cyanescens - Metallic Wood-boring Beetles  - Agrilus cyanescens Agrilus cyaneus? - Agrilus cyanescens Agrilus ? - Agrilus cyanescens Jewel Beetle Agrilus spec. - Agrilus cyanescens
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 cyanescens (Agrilus cyanescens)
Explanation of Names
Agrilus cyanescens Ratzeburg 1837
Range
native to the Palaearctic (W. Europe to E. Asia), adventive in NA and now widespread in the northeast (ME-ON-UT south to VA-IL; introduced ca. 1920)(1)
Food
Reliable host plant records include Lonicera, Symphoricarpos, Rhamnus (other published host plants are dubious)(1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the Agrilus cyanescens species-group (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)...
E. Jendek, V. Grebennikov. 2009. Zootaxa 2139: 43–60.