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Species Agrilus abjectus

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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 abjectus (Agrilus abjectus)
Explanation of Names
Agrilus abjectus Horn 1891
Size
6 mm (1)
Identification
The species is not conspicuously marked, but among those in which the antennae are serrate from the fifth joint it may be known by the very convex pronotum, with a feeble median depression, absence of prehumeral carinae, the feeble pubescent spots on the elytra, and the sides of the prosternal process expanded behind the coxal cavities. (2)
Range
c. to s. TX - Map (3)(4)
Life Cycle
host(s) unk. (3)
Remarks
Type series from Belfrage collection, and without definite locality labels. (2)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1891. The species of Agrilus of Boreal America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 18: 277-366. (1)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.The species of Agrilus of Boreal America.
Horn, G.H. 1891. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 18: 277-366.
2.A revision of the North American species of buprestid beetles belonging to the genus Agrilus.
Fisher W.S. 1928. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 145: 1-347.
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)