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Species Agrilus lacustris

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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 Agrilinae
Tribe Agrilini
Genus Agrilus
Species lacustris (Agrilus lacustris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Agrilus cuneus LeConte, Agrilus pubiventris Crotch
Explanation of Names
Agrilus lacustris LeConte 1860
lacustr (L). 'of a lake' (1)
Size
6 mm
Identification

Det. G. H. Nelson, 1997
Range
CA-AL-IL-CO / Canada / Mex. - Map (2)(3), widely dist. in TX
Season
April-Sept (per spmns in the UTIC) (4)
Life Cycle
Adults on Croton, Solanum and Solanum(2)
Remarks
Type Locality: Lake Superior at LaPointe, WIS (2)
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1860. Revision of the Buprestidae of the United States. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society (2)11(1859): 187-258, 1 plate.
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)
4.University of Texas Insect Collection (UTIC)