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Species Pachyschelus laevigatus

Beetle - Pachyschelus laevigatus Pachyschelus laevigatus (Say) - Pachyschelus laevigatus - female Metallic wood-boring beetle - Pachyschelus laevigatus Pachyschelus larva - Pachyschelus laevigatus Pachyschelus parasitoid larvaX - Pachyschelus laevigatus Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Desmodium D656 2017 2 - Pachyschelus laevigatus Buprestidae, exuvia - Pachyschelus laevigatus Buprestidae, Round headed Bush Clover, opened mine to frass - Pachyschelus laevigatus
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 Tracheini
Genus Pachyschelus
Species laevigatus (Pachyschelus laevigatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pachyschelus laevigatus (Say)
Orig. Comb: Trachys laevigatus Say 1839
P. confusus Wellso, Manley & Jackman 1976 may turn out to be synonymous (1)
Identification
All black
Range
e NA (TX-FL-QC-SD) (2),(BG data)
Season
May-Aug (BG data)
Food
Larvae in Desmodium spp. and Lespedeza sp. (Fabaceae) (2)
See Also
Pachyschelus confusus Wellso, Manley & Jackman 1976
- Range: MN-MI / Ont.
Works Cited
1.A reconsideration of Pachyschelus schwarzi Kerremans and a review of American Pachyschelus North of Mexico (Col.: Buprestidae)
Hespenheide H.A. 2003. Col. Bull. 57: 459-468.
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.