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Species Chrysobothris adelpha

Chrysobothris adelpha Harold - Chrysobothris adelpha - female Chrysobothris adelpha Harold - Chrysobothris adelpha - male beetle - Chrysobothris adelpha beetle - Chrysobothris adelpha beetle - Chrysobothris adelpha beetle - Chrysobothris adelpha
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 Chrysobothrini
Genus Chrysobothris
No Taxon (femorata species-group)
Species adelpha (Chrysobothris adelpha)
Explanation of Names
Chrysobothris adelpha Harold 1869
adelpha - Greek for 'sibling' (1)
Size
♂ 7.6–12.9 mm, ♀ 8.9–16.0 mm (2)
Identification
can be distinguished from C. femorata by the acutely notched clypeus, male genitalia, and male antenna narrowed to apex (J.P. Basham, 24.vi.2006)
Range
TX-FL-QC-IA (2)(3)
Food
Larvae in Carya spp. (usually), also Prosopis, Amelanchier; adults on maple, ash and oak (3)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.A revision of the Chrysobothris femorata (Olivier, 1790) species group from North America, north of Mexico (Col.: Buprestidae)
Wellso S.G., Manley G.V. 2007. Zootaxa 1652: 1-26.
3.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.