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Species Acmaeodera idahoensis

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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
Tribe Acmaeoderini
Subtribe Acmaeoderina
Genus Acmaeodera
Species idahoensis (Acmaeodera idahoensis)
Explanation of Names
Acmaeodera idahoensis Barr 1969
Northwest, CA to Rocky Mountains. Also in British Columbia.
Larval host Krascheninnikovia lanata
Print References
Nelson, G. H., G. C. Walters, Jr., R. D. Haines, and C. L. Bellamy. 2008. A catalog and bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America North of Mexico. The Coleopterists Society, Special Publ. No. 4: 1-274.