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Tribe Tracheini

Oak-feeding buprestid - Brachys aeruginosus beetle - Brachys aerosus Buprestid - Pachyschelus laevigatus - female Brachys - Brachys aeruginosus Beetle - Brachys Wood-boring Beetles - Pachyschelus Dark, bluish buprestid - Taphrocerus Mine on Desmodium paniculatum - Pachyschelus
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.