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Species Anthaxia quercata

Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Anthaxia quercata Beetle [Anthaxia quercata?] ID Request - Anthaxia quercata Metallic wood-boring beetle - Anthaxia quercata Coleoptera - Anthaxia quercata Buprestid - Anthaxia quercata Buprestid - Anthaxia quercata Anthaxia quercata small Buprestid - Anthaxia quercata
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 quercata (Anthaxia quercata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anthaxia cuneiformis Gory 1841
Explanation of Names
Anthaxia quercata (Fabricius 1801)
the epithet refers to Quercus (oak)
Size
3-6 mm(1)
Range
e NA (NF-FL to ON-MT-TX)(1)(2)
Season
Apr-Jun(2)(BG data)
Food
Larvae in Cercis canadensis, Crataegus, Larix, Picea, Pinus(3)(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.Jewel Beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) of South Carolina
Harpootlian, P.J. and C.L. Bellamy. 2014. Clemson University.
3.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.