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Tribe Tracheini

 Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Brachys ovatus Buprestid - Brachys ovatus Beetle - Brachys howdeni Taphrocerus schaefferi Nicolay & Weiss - Taphrocerus schaefferi Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Quercus nigra D1050 2018 1 - Brachys Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Ulmus alata D2656 2020 7 - Brachys Taphrocerus nicolayi Roan Island leaf miner on Cyperus virens D4031 2022 2 - Taphrocerus
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 and False Jewel 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.