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subgenus Tularensia

Polycesta californica Polycesta californica Polycesta tularensis - female Polycesta cyanea - female Polycesta elata LeConte - Polycesta elata Buprestidae - Polycesta elata Polycesta californica three found today - Polycesta elata
Classification
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 Polycestinae
Genus Polycesta
No Taxon subgenus Tularensia
Explanation of Names
Tularensia Nelson 1997
Numbers
7 spp. in our area(1)
Range
P. californica OR, CA; P. elata so. central US (MO-TX-AL); the remaining 5 spp. in CA only(1)