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Species Mastogenius subcyaneus

Mastogenius subcyaneus (LeConte) - Mastogenius subcyaneus Metallic wood-boring beetle - Mastogenius subcyaneus Metallic wood-boring beetle - Mastogenius subcyaneus Mastogenius subcyaneus (LeConte) - Mastogenius subcyaneus Small Buprestid - Mastogenius subcyaneus Small Buprestid - Mastogenius subcyaneus Small Buprestid - Mastogenius subcyaneus
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 Polycestinae
Tribe Haplostethini
Genus Mastogenius
Species subcyaneus (Mastogenius subcyaneus)
Explanation of Names
Mastogenius subcyaneus (LeConte 1859)
Size
2-3 mm(1)
Range
e US (NY-FL to MO-OK-TX)(2)(3)
Season
Apr-Jun(4)(BG data)
Food
Larvae in Quercus, adults also on Cornus(2)
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.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.
3.List of Coleoptera Collected in Latimer County, Oklahoma by Karl Stephan (2002)
4.Abundance and distribution of potential arthropod prey species in a typical Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat.
Quinn, M.A. 2000. Unpublished Thesis. Texas A&M University, College Station. ix + 182 pp.