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subgenus Gyascutus

Buprestid - Gyascutus planicosta Gyascutus fulgidus (Barr, 1969) - Gyascutus fulgidus - male Gyascutus (Gyascutus) planicosta planicosta (LeConte) 1858 - Gyascutus planicosta   - Gyascutus planicosta Gyascutus dianae Species ID ? - Gyascutus planicosta First CA post of Gyascutus caelatus? - Gyascutus fulgidus Gyascutus planicosta
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 Chrysochroinae
Tribe Dicercini
Subtribe Hippomelanina
Genus Gyascutus
No Taxon subgenus Gyascutus
all but one sp. of our fauna belong here (7 spp.)(1)
ID-OR south to TX-CA (G. fulgidus is the only sp. ranging into ID & OR, the rest are southwestern)(1)