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Species Knowltonia atrifasciata

Buprestidae - Knowltonia atrifasciata Knowltonia atrifasciata? - Knowltonia atrifasciata Knowltonia atrifasciata? - Knowltonia atrifasciata Knowltonia atrifasciata (LeConte) - Knowltonia atrifasciata - male Knowltonia atrifasciata (LeConte) - Knowltonia atrifasciata Knowltonia atrifasciata? - Knowltonia atrifasciata Knowltonia? - Knowltonia atrifasciata Knowltonia - Knowltonia atrifasciata
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 Knowltonia
Species atrifasciata (Knowltonia atrifasciata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Knowltonia atrifasciata (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Chrysobothris atrifasciata LeConte 1873
Identification

Dets. S. G. Wellso (one by dissection)
Range
sw US (UT-CO-w.TX) - Map (1)(2)
Life Cycle
larvae host in saltbush (Atriplex sp., Chenopodiaceae) (1) (of all things!)
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1873. New species of North American Coleoptera prepared for the Smithsonian Institution. Part II. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 264(2): 169-348.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)