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Tribe Dicercini

Big mottled bup - Lampetis drummondi Divaricata on porch floorboards - Dicerca divaricata Dicerca lugubris Dicerca sp.? - Dicerca Chrysobothris? - Dicerca lurida Borer - Dicerca tenebrica Beetle 071816bar - Dicerca lurida Hippomelas planicauda
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 Chrysochroinae
Tribe Dicercini
Explanation of Names
Dicercini Gistel 1848
Numbers
46 spp. in 6 genera in our area(1); ca. 770 spp. in 32 genera worldwide (about ⅔ of spp. in Polybothris & Lampetis)(2)
Range
worldwide except Australasia(2); across NA(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Bellamy C.L. (2013) The world of jewel beetles: A checklist of world Buprestoidea