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Species Digitonthophagus gazella - Gazelle Scarab


Five new southwestern Coleoptera (Buprestidae and Cerambycidae).
By Knull, J.N.
Entomological News 47: 73-75; 105-108. , 1936
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Knull, J.N. 1936. Five new southwestern Coleoptera (Buprestidae and Cerambycidae). Entomological News 47: 73-75; 105-108.

Acmaeodera uvaldensis n. sp. (Buprestidae)
Xenorhipis osborni n. sp. ( Buprestidae)
Agrilus parkeri Knull (Buprestidae)
Chrysobothris acaciae n. sp. (Buprestidae)
Leptostylus monki n. sp. (Cerambycidae)
Leiopus imitans n. sp. (Cerambycidae)

Notes on Coleoptera with descriptions of new species (Buprestidae and Cerambycidae).
By Knull, J.N.
Entomological News 48(1): 15-17., 1937
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Knull, J.N. 1937. Notes on Coleoptera with descriptions of new species (Buprestidae and Cerambycidae). Entomological News 48(1): 15-17.

Polycesta elata Lec.
Acmaedera sabinae n. sp.
Psiloptera riogranclei n. sp.

New Coleoptera with notes. II. (Buprestidae and Cerambycidae).
By Knull, J.N.
Entomological news 61: 89-92., 1950
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Knull, J.N. 1950. New Coleoptera with notes. II. (Buprestidae and Cerambycidae). Entomological news 61(4): 89-92.

Acmaeodera barri Caz.
Paratyndaris crandalli Knull
Cinyra prosternalis Schffr.
Agrilus geronimoi n. sp.
Megacyllene snowi (Csy.)
Elytroleptus immaculipennis Knull
Elytroleptus lineatus n. sp.
Adetus muticus (Thorns. )

An annotated checklist of the Coleoptera (Insecta) of the Bahamas.
By Turnbow, R.H. and M.C. Thomas.
Insecta Mundi 0034: 1-64., 2008
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Turnbow, R.H. and M.C. Thomas. 2008. An annotated checklist of the Coleoptera (Insecta) of the Bahamas. Insecta Mundi 0034: 1-64.

Abstract.

A faunal list of 996 species of Coleoptera in 552 genera in 74 families is presented for the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. For most species, island and locality within island collecting information is provided.

Evolutionary history of Coleoptera revealed by extensive sampling of genes and species
By Zhang S.-Q., Che L.-H., Li Y., Liang D., Pang H., Ślipiński A., Zhang P.
Nature Communications 9, Article 205: 1-11, 2018

Descriptions of new Coleoptera of the United States, with notes on known species.
By Horn, G.H.
Transactions of the American Entomological Society 3: 325-344., 1871
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Horn, G.H. 1871. Descriptions of new Coleoptera of the United States, with notes on known species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 3: 325-344.

Element record datasheets, submitted to Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Wildlife Division, Austin.
By Riley E.G., King J.E.
[cite:1636505

Element record datasheets prepared for 84 beetle species that occur in Hidalgo and Cameron counties that are considered by Texas Parks and Wildlife to be "Species of Greatest Conservation Need" (SGCN)

Riley E.G., King J.E. (2008-2009) Element record datasheets, submitted to Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Wildlife Division, Austin.

submitted XII-10-2008 - 105 pg. PDF

submitted VI-26-2009 - 114 pg. PDF

submitted IX-1-2009 - 22 pg. PDF

Beetles: The Natural History and Diversity of Coleoptera
By Stephen A. Marshall
Firefly Books, 2018
784 pages, profusely illustrated, similar in style/quality to his other insect volumes.

In Beetles: The Natural History and Diversity of Coleoptera, Marshall has again applied his deep knowledge of the insect world. Comprehensive and packed with 27 pages of richly illustrated keys and 4,500 color illustrations, it provides the reader with a colorful and enjoyable introduction to the natural history of a huge group of organisms, along with an overview of the diversity of fascinating families included in the group. The subject of this book is an enormous one, since the beetles, or Coleoptera, include almost 400,000 named species.