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Species Anthaxia viridifrons

Anthaxia viridifrons Gory - Anthaxia viridifrons - female Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) viridifrons Gory - Anthaxia viridifrons - male Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) viridifrons Gory - Anthaxia viridifrons - female Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) viridifrons Gory - Anthaxia viridifrons Anthaxia viridifrons Gory - Anthaxia viridifrons Agrilus - Anthaxia viridifrons Beetle - Anthaxia viridifrons Beetle - Anthaxia viridifrons
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 Buprestinae
Tribe Anthaxiini
Genus Anthaxia
No Taxon (Subgenus Haplanthaxia)
Species viridifrons (Anthaxia viridifrons)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
subaenea LeConte 1860
Explanation of Names
Anthaxia viridifrons Gory 1841
Range
TX-FL-ME-SD(1); presence in ON not confirmed in(2)
Season
Mar-May in c. TX (graph)(3)
Food
Primary larval hosts: Carya, Ulmus(1); Cedar Elm (U. crassifolia) is a major host in c. TX(3)
Remarks
Most commonly collected buprestid in c. TX during beating surveys of Juniperus, Quercus, Ulmus(3)
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.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
3.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 Unpublished Thesis.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.