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Tribe Acmaeoderini

Acmaeodera #1 - Acmaeodera pulchella Reality Check: Acmaeodera labyrinthica? - Acmaeodera labyrinthica Acmaeodera - Acmaeodera sphaeralceae - male Acmaeodera gillespiensis Knull - Acmaeodera gillespiensis Yellow-bordered Flower Buprestid - Acmaeodera flavomarginata Buprestidae, in situ - Acmaeodera pulchella Acmaeodera? - Acmaeodera ornata Acmaeodera rubronotata? - Acmaeodera rubronotata
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
Explanation of Names
Acmaeoderini Kerremans 1893
Numbers
ca. 180 spp. in 4 genera in our area (~150 spp. are in Acmaeodera)(1); >700 spp. in 15 genera worldwide (514 Acmaeodera, 124 Acmaeoderella)(2)
Range
worldwide(2); in our area, across the continent but conspicuously more diverse in the southwest(1)
Food
for host associations, see(3)