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Species Trachys minutus

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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 and False Jewel Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Agrilinae
Tribe Tracheini
Genus Trachys
Species minutus (Trachys minutus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trachys mandjurica Obenberger 1917, Trachys reflexiformis Obenberger 1917
Explanation of Names
Trachys minutus (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
2.8-3.5 mm(1)
Range
native to the Palaearctic (Europe to Siberia)(2), adventive in NA (ne. US)
Food
hosts: Salix, Betula, Tilia, Ulmus(3)
Life Cycle
Univoltine(3)
Print References
Wescott R.L., Murray T.C. (2012) An exotic leafminer, Trachys minutus (L.) (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), found in Massachusetts, USA. Coleopterists Bulletin 66: 360-361.
Internet References
Images of all stages & damage(5)