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Tribe Chrysochroini

Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Chalcophora virginiensis Texania fulleri (Horn) - Texania fulleri Chalcophora virginiensis BG2715 E6628 - Chalcophora georgiana Beetle - Chalcophora virginiensis Metallic Wood Borer or Sculptured Pine Borer - Chalcophora fortis Click Beetle - Texania Chalcophora sp. - Chalcophora angulicollis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Chrysochroinae
Tribe Chrysochroini
Explanation of Names
Chrysochroini Laporte 1835
16 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1); ca. 630 spp. in 48 genera worldwide(2)
see (3)
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
3.A revision of the genera Nanularia and Ampheremus (Coleoptera, Buprestidae)
Bellamy C.L. 1987. LA County Mus. Nat. Hist. Contrib. Sci. 387:1-20.