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Species Acmaeodera ornata

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Classification
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 Polycestinae
Tribe Acmaeoderini
Subtribe Acmaeoderina
Genus Acmaeodera
Species ornata (Acmaeodera ornata)
Explanation of Names
Acmaeodera ornata (Fabricius 1775)
Size
8‒11 mm(1)
Identification
elongated curved pale lateral humeral mark (J. Hanson, pers. comm. to MAQ, 2019)
Range
PA‒IL to FL‒TX‒NV(2)(3)
Food
No larval hosts known; adults have been found on recently damaged Persea borbonia, Quercus alba(1)
Remarks
infrequently collected(1)
See Also
Acmaeodera ornatoides (NM‒c.TX‒OK): pale lateral humeral mark short, straight and not curved (J. Hanson, pers. comm. to MAQ, 2019)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to the Jewel Beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) of Northeastern North America.
Paiero et al. 2012. Canadian Food Inspection Agency. 411 pp.
2.Jewel Beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) of South Carolina
Harpootlian, P.J. and C.L. Bellamy. 2014. Clemson University.
3.Acmaeodera (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): A new species of Acmaeodera Eschscholtz, 1829 from the southwestern United States...
Hansen J.A. 2023. Insecta Mundi 1012: 1–52.