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Species Polycesta elata

Polycesta elata LeConte - Polycesta elata Polycesta elata - male Polycesta elata LeConte - Polycesta elata Polycesta elata LeConte - Polycesta elata Buprestidae - Polycesta elata three found today - Polycesta elata 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)
Species elata (Polycesta elata)
Explanation of Names
Polycesta elata LeConte 1858
elata (L). high, lofty (1)
Range
sc US (TX-AL-IL-OK) - Map (2)(3), most records OK to c. TX
Season
mostly Apr-June (3)
Food
Larvae host in: Fraxinus, Platanus, Quercus (2), Chilopsis (BG data)
Remarks
Type Locality: Texas
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1858. Descriptions of new species of Coleoptera, chiefly collected by the United States and Mexican boundary commission, under Major W.H. Emory, U.S.A. Proceedings Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10: 59-89.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.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.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)