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Tribe Tracheini

Taphrocerus agriloides Crotch - Taphrocerus agriloides Brachys ovatus (Weber) - Brachys ovatus Beetle - Pachyschelus laevigatus Brachys feeding on scrub oak - Brachys aerosus unidentified Coleoptera - Pachyschelus small Buprestid - Brachys? - Brachys St. Andrews leaf miner on Wisteria frutescens SA411 Pachyschelus nicolayi 2016 2 - Pachyschelus nicolayi St. Andrews leaf miner on Rhynchosia tomentosa SA978 2017 3 - Pachyschelus laevigatus
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 Tracheini
Pronunciation
Trachyini [misspelling that is prevalent in literature]
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tracheini Laporte 1835(1) or Gory & Laporte 1839(2)
Numbers
4 subtribes, with 32 spp. in 5 genera in our area(3) and ~2000 spp. in 11 genera worldwide (only one genus is monotypic, the second smallest includes 32 spp.)(2)
Range
worldwide (7 genera are precinctive to the New World)(2) and most of our area, esp. e. and so. US(3)
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.
2.Bellamy C.L. (2013) The world of jewel beetles: A checklist of world Buprestoidea
3.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.