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Wood Borer?? - Agrilus langei

Wood Borer?? - Agrilus langei
Weslaco/Frontera Audubon, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA
October 19, 2012
This is the closest we could get to a dorsal shot. It was a quick aim and shoot and gone.

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Wood Borer?? - Agrilus langei Wood Borer?? - Agrilus langei

A rare find, the only record for the U.S. being "Texas". It occurs in Mexico as far south as Puebla. Agrilus balaenicaudus is a synonym.

Did you happen to collect a specimen?

How many occurances are this of this species?

Ha never heard of this one. T
Ha never heard of this one. Thanks Rick!

No, we did not collect a specimen.

Moved from Agrilus.

Possibly Agrilus cavifrons. H
Possibly Agrilus cavifrons. Ha I just noticed my pic of that species in the guide is not so great...I need to chang that.

makes sense; thanks, Josh.
in which case this one will be the first non-placeholder submission of this species (photos taken north of the border)

very nice -- thanks much! what an unusual species...
link sent to Dr Hespenheide

Moved/cropped for the guide

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