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Species Anthaxia cyanella

Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) cyanella Gory - Anthaxia cyanella Metallic Wood Boring Beetle - Anthaxia cyanella Metallic Wood Boring Beetle - Anthaxia cyanella Anthaxia? - Anthaxia cyanella Anthaxia? - Anthaxia cyanella Anthaxia? - Anthaxia cyanella Buprestid - Anthaxia cyanella Buprestid - Anthaxia cyanella
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 Buprestinae
Tribe Anthaxiini
Genus Anthaxia
No Taxon (Subgenus Haplanthaxia)
Species cyanella (Anthaxia cyanella)
Explanation of Names
Anthaxia cyanella Gory, 1841
e. US to c. TX (LA-FL-PA-WI) - Map (1)(2), plus TX (BG data)
Apr-Jul (2)
Larvae in Amelanchier, Betula, Cercis, Gleditsia, Vitis (1)
Type Locality: "Amer. Bor." (1)
See Also
Females of Anthaxia quercicola resembles the specimens of A. cyanella which has a prothorax of more than one color instead of being uniformly blue like A. quercicola. Also A. cyanella has a host of hickory unlike A. quercicola which is oak. … Joshua P. Basham, 30 August, 2006
- Range: se US
Det. Joshua P. Basham, 2006
Works Cited
1.A catalog and bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America north of Mexico.
Nelson et al. 2008. The Coleopterists Society, Special Publication No. 4. 274 pp.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)