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Species Acmaeodera gillespiensis

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Classification
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 gillespiensis (Acmaeodera gillespiensis)
Explanation of Names
Acmaeodera gillespiensis Knull 1941
Type Locality: Gillespie Co., TX (1), most likely at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Size
9-10 mm
Identification
prominent submarginal ridge (J. Hanson, pers. comm. to MAQ, 2019), or as Knull (1941) says, "raised third costa" (1)

series from the same sw TX collecting event:

all dets. J. Hansen, 2019
Range
NM(2) to c. TX / Mex. to C. Amer. - Map (3)(4)
Season
May-July (BG data)
Food
Oak - Quercus sp. (3)
Print References
Knull, J.N. 1941. Two new Texas Buprestidae (Coleoptera). Entomological News 52: 98-100. (1)
Works Cited
1.Two new Texas Buprestidae (Coleoptera).
Knull, J.N. 1941. Entomological News 52(4): 98-100.
2.University of Texas Insect Collection (UTIC)
3.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.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)