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Genus Phaenops

Buprestid - Phaenops fulvoguttata - female Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Phaenops fulvoguttata - male Phaenops californica (Van Dyke, 1918) - Phaenops californica Phaenops abies (Champlain & Knull) - Phaenops abies Borer - Phaenops Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Phaenops lecontei Beetle - Phaenops A dark form of gentilis, a spotless drummondi or something else? - Phaenops
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 Buprestinae
Tribe Melanophilini
Genus Phaenops
Explanation of Names
Phaenops Dejean 1833
15 spp. in our area(1), ~30 total(2)
(two of our spp. are known by the type only and are of unclear status --R.L. Westcott, pers. comm to =v= 5.iv.2012)
Key to species (in Spanish) [Cite:1769352]
holarctic, incl. most of NA; much more diverse in the north & in the west(2)(1)