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Species Gyascutus carolinensis

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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 Chrysochroinae
Tribe Dicercini
Subtribe Hippomelanina
Genus Gyascutus
No Taxon (subgenus Gyascutus)
Species carolinensis (Gyascutus carolinensis)
Explanation of Names
Gyascutus carolinensis Horn, 1883
This is a western sp., but the type was erroneously reported from near Wilmington, North Carolina. (1)
Size
15-19 mm (Horn, 1883)
Range
sw US (CA-TX-UT-NV) / Mex. - Map (1)(2)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1883. Miscellaneous Notes and short studies of North American Coleoptera. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 10: 269-312. Full PDF, Full Text
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
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.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)