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Tribe Chrysochroini

Chalcophora virginiensis 2 inch Beetle - Chalcophora angulicollis TX - Wood Boring Beetle - Chalcophora virginiensis Chalcophora fortis Texania campestris Texania fulleri Metallic beetle - Chalcophora? - Chalcophora virginiensis Jewel Beetle - Chalcophora georgiana
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 Chrysochroini
Explanation of Names
Chrysochroini Laporte 1835
Numbers
16 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1); ca. 630 spp. in 48 genera worldwide(2)
Range
worldwide (barely represented in the Neotropics)(2); in our area, across the continent(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