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Genus Thrincopyge

Sotol stalk buprestid - Thrincopyge alacris Sotol stalk buprestid - Thrincopyge alacris 2nd Sotol Stalk Borer - Thrincopyge alacris 2nd Sotol Stalk Borer - Thrincopyge alacris Metallic Beetle - Thrincopyge ambiens Thrincopyge alacris - female Thrincopyge ambiens Thrincopyge alacris
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 and False Jewel Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Polycestinae
Tribe Thrincopygini
Genus Thrincopyge
Explanation of Names
Thrincopyge LeConte 1858
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1)(2); 3 spp. total(3)
Identification
Type specimens of T. alacris and T. ambiens
Key to spp. and habitus photos in(2)
Range
sw. US (TX-AZ)(1); one more sp. in the Neotropics(3)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.A review of the genus Thrincopyge LeConte (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
G.H. Nelson. 1980. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 56(4): 297-310.
3.Bellamy C.L. (2013) The world of jewel beetles: A checklist of world Buprestoidea