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Genus Paratyndaris

Buprestid from my Palo Verde logs - Paratyndaris albofasciata Paratyndaris (Waltersia) knulli (Barr) - Paratyndaris knulli - male Paratyndaris olneyae (Skinner) - Paratyndaris olneyae Paratyndaris (Paratyndaris) cincta (Horn) - Paratyndaris cincta Paratyndaris chamaeleonis Paratyndaris olneyae Paratyndaris tucsoni Paratyndaris coursetiae
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 and False Jewel Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Polycestinae
Genus Paratyndaris
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in Nelson & Bellamy (2004)(1)
Explanation of Names
Paratyndaris Fisher 1919
15 spp. in 3 subgenera in our area(2); 36 spp. total(3)
spp. not yet in the guide (to facilitate further placement):
subg. Paratyndaris (anomalis, grassmani, quadrinotata)
subg. Waltersia (barberi)
Neotropics north to so. US(3); in our area, FL, TX-CA(2)
our only representative of the tribe neotropical Tyndarini Cobos 1955, that contains 12 genera (~60 spp.)(3)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Paratyndaris Fisher, 1919 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Polycestinae)
Nelson G.H., Bellamy C.L. 2004. Zootaxa 683: 1-80.
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
3.Bellamy C.L. (2013) The world of jewel beetles: A checklist of world Buprestoidea