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Species Acmaeodera maculifera

Buprestid - Acmaeodera maculifera Spotted buprestid - Acmaeodera maculifera Acmaeodera maculifera? - Acmaeodera maculifera Acmaeodera maculifera? - Acmaeodera maculifera Acmaeodera maculifera? - Acmaeodera maculifera Acmaeodera maculifera? - Acmaeodera maculifera Acmaeodera maculifera? - Acmaeodera maculifera Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Acmaeodera maculifera
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 Acmaeoderini
Subtribe Acmaeoderina
Genus Acmaeodera
Species maculifera (Acmaeodera maculifera)
Explanation of Names
Acmaeodera maculifera Horn 1894
Range
sw. US (NM-TX) & Mexico(1)
Food
Adults on flowers of Baileya, Bigelowia, Chrysothamnus, Helianthus, Sphaeralcea, Verbesina(1)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1894. The Coleoptera of Baja California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 2, 4: 302-449.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
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.