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Species Chrysobothris lateralis

Buprestid - Chrysobothris lateralis Chrysobothris merkelii ? - Chrysobothris lateralis Chrysobothris sp. - Chrysobothris lateralis Buprestid 6 - Chrysobothris lateralis Mesquite Buprestid - Chrysobothris lateralis Mesquite Buprestid - Chrysobothris lateralis Metallic Beetle - Chrysobothris lateralis Buprestid - Chrysobothris lateralis
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 Chrysobothrini
Genus Chrysobothris
Species lateralis (Chrysobothris lateralis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Waterhouse 1887
Range
CA-TX / Mex (1)
Food
Larvae in Acacia and mesquite (1)
Remarks
Type Locality: N. Sonora, MX (1)
Print References
Waterhouse, C.O. 1887. Biologia Centrali-Americana, Insecta, Coleoptera, Buprestidae, Volume 3, part 1, pp. 33-48, plate iii.
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.