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Species Acmaeodera bowditchi

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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 Polycestinae
Tribe Acmaeoderini
Subtribe Acmaeoderina
Genus Acmaeodera
Species bowditchi (Acmaeodera bowditchi)
Explanation of Names
Acmaeodera bowditchi Fall 1901
Identification
per Jason Hansen:
lateral margin of the pronotum not visible for its entire length from above
pronotum and elytra more bronzed than black as in macra
yellow spot on side of pronotum is usually much larger in macra
Range
AZ to c. TX, NV - Map (1)(2)
Season
Apr-July (BG data)
Food
Larvae in dead branches of Quercus vaseyana, adults on flowers of Erigeron, Eriogonum, Melampodium, Sphaeralcea, Tetraneuris(1)
Remarks
Type locality: Prescott, AZ (1)
See Also
Acmaeodera macra Horn
- Range: TX-OK
Det. E. G. Riley, 2009
Print References
Fall, H.C. 1901. Notes on Dichelonycha and Cantharis, with descriptions of new species in other genera. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 27: 307-308.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)