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Species Paragrilus rugatulus

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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 Agrilini
Genus Paragrilus
Species rugatulus (Paragrilus rugatulus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paragrilus rugatulus Thomson 1879
Syn: Rhaeboscelis texana Schaeffer 1904
Explanation of Names
rugatulus (L). 'wrinkled' (1)
Numbers
3 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
Size
4 mm
Range
common c. TX to C. Amer. - Map (2)(3)(4)
Food
larval host unk. (2)
Remarks
Type Locality: Mex. (2)
Print References
Schaeffer, C. 1904. New genera and species of Coleoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 12(4): 197-236.
Vogt, G.H. 1949. A biologically annotated list of the Buprestidae of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 42: 192-202.
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
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.
3.Illustrated Beetle (Coleoptera) Inventory of the Sabal Palm Sanctuary (Cameron County, Texas)
Edward G. Riley & Michael A. Quinn. 2011. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)