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Species Agrilus langei

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Agrilinae
Tribe Agrilini
Genus Agrilus
Species langei (Agrilus langei)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syn: Agrilus balaenicaudus Westcott & Noguera
Explanation of Names
Agrilus langei Obenberger 1935
Range
southmost TX (Cameron & Hidalgo counties) / Mexico (as far south as Puebla) - Map (1)
Habitat
most GBIF records from coastal, low elev. locations (1)
Food
Anglestem Indian Mallow (Abutilon trisulcatum, Malvaceae) (2)
Remarks
Recent new U.S. record, not listed in Nelson et al. (2008)(3)
See Also
A. cavifrons
- Range: AZ & Mexico
Print References
Hansen, J.A., J.P. Basham and C.A. Nalepa. (2021) New adult host records for three Buprestidae (Coleoptera) rarely encountered in the United States and significant extension of the known geographic range of Agrilus pilosicollis Fisher. Insecta Mundi 0869: 1–6. (2)
Obenberger J. (1935) De novis agrili generis regionis Neotropicae speciebus (Col. Bupr.). Nové druhy krascç z rodu Agrilus z Neotropické oblasti. Acta entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, 13: 108-140.
Works Cited
1.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
2.New adult host records for three Buprestidae (Coleoptera) rarely encountered and range extension of Agrilus pilosicollis.
Hansen JA, Basham JP, Nalepa CA. 2021. Insecta Mundi 0869: 1–6.
3.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.