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Genus Agrilaxia

Agrilus flavimana (Gory, 1841) - Agrilaxia arizonae - female Agrilaxia flavimana (Gory) - Agrilaxia flavimana Anthaxia quercata? - Agrilaxia flavimana Buprestid? - Agrilaxia flavimana Agrilinae of sorts?  - Agrilaxia - male Beetile ~5mm - Agrilaxia arizonae Agrilaxia hespenheidei? - Agrilaxia hespenheidei Agrilaxia hespenheidei? - Agrilaxia hespenheidei
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 and False Jewel Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Buprestinae
Tribe Anthaxiini
Genus Agrilaxia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
our fauna revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Agrilaxia Kerremans 1903
4 spp. in our area, >100 total(1)
The combination of areolate pronotal and slightly rugulose elytral surfaces distinguish this genus at a glance from Agrilus --T.C. MacRae
New World, mostly neotropical(2); in our area, A. flavimana widespread from the Atlantic Coast to Panama, 3 more spp. in sw US(1)