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Species Anthaxia carya

Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) carya Wellso & Jackman - Anthaxia carya - female Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) carya Wellso & Jackman - Anthaxia carya - female
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 Anthaxiini
Genus Anthaxia
No Taxon (Subgenus Haplanthaxia)
Species carya (Anthaxia carya)
Explanation of Names
Anthaxia carya Wellso and Jackman 2006
Taken from the host plant genus, Carya.
Size
3.3-5.6 mm
Range
se US (TX, AL, GA) (1)
Food
larvae in pecan - Carya illinoinensis (Juglandaceae) (1)
Remarks
Type locality: Junction, Kimble Co., TX (1)
Print References
Wellso, S.G. & J.A. Jackman. 2006. A new species of Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) Reitter (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) and new North American buprestid distributional and host records. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 82(2): 262-268.
Works Cited
1.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.