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Species Buprestis apricans

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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 Buprestinae
Tribe Buprestini
Genus Buprestis
No Taxon (subgenus Stereosa)
Species apricans (Buprestis apricans)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Herbst 1801
Explanation of Names
apric - Latin for 'exposed to the sun' (1)
Range
Mostly coastal states: TX-FL-NY, but also PA, AR (2)
Food
Larvae in longleaf pine - Pius palustris and loblolly pine - Pinus taeda (2)
Range of longleaf pine per USDA Plants Database
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.