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Species Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis

Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis Obenberger - Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis Obenberger - Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis Obenberger - Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis Obenberger - Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis Obenberger - Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis
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 Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Buprestinae
Tribe Chrysobothrini
Genus Chrysobothris
Species pseudacutipennis (Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis)
Explanation of Names
Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis Obenberger 1940
Size
males are 14.1-17.4 mm
females are 15.7-19.7 mm (1)
Range
College Station to Austin, TX, south to Mex. (2)(1)(BG data)
Life Cycle
Adults on mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa) (2)
Remarks
Type Locality: TX (2)
Print References
Westcott, R.L. 1990. Notes on taxonomy, ecology and distribution for some species of Chrysobothris Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) occurring in the United States (including Hawaii) and Canada. The Coleopterists Bulletin 44(3): 323–343.
Works Cited
1.Notes on taxonomy, ecology and distribution for some spp. of Chrysobothris (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) occurring in US & Canada.
Westcott, R.L. 1990. The Coleopterists Bulletin 44(3): 323–343.
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.