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Species Brachys howdeni

Brachys from Epigaea repens - Brachys howdeni Brachys howdeni - male
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 Tracheini
Subtribe Brachyina
Genus Brachys
Species howdeni (Brachys howdeni)
Explanation of Names
Brachys howdeni Hespenheide, 2016
Named for Henry Howden, who reared the type specimen.
Range
ME to MD to MI(1)
Food
Larvae mine leaves of trailing arbutus (Ericaceae: Epigaea repens).
Print References
Hespenheide, Henry A. and Charles S. Eiseman. 2016. A new species of Brachys Dejean, 1833 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from the eastern United States using an unusual host. The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(2):335-340.
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Works Cited
1.A new species of Brachys Dejean, 1833 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from the eastern United States using an unusual host.
Hespenheide, H.A. and C.S. Eiseman. 2016. The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(2): 335-340.