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Species Anthaxia quercicola

Anthaxia quercicola Wellso - Anthaxia quercicola - male Anthaxia quercicola Wellso - Anthaxia quercicola - female
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 Anthaxiini
Genus Anthaxia
No Taxon (Subgenus Haplanthaxia)
Species quercicola (Anthaxia quercicola)
Explanation of Names
Anthaxia quercicola Wellso 1974
quercicola (L). 'oak-dweller' (1)
Range
se US (TX-FL-GA-OK) (2)
Season
April-May (3), (BG data)
Food
larvae in bastard oak - Quercus sinuata, adults on other oaks (Fagaceae) (2)
Remarks
Type Locality: TX: Brazos Co., near College Station, Easterwood Airport
Print References
Wellso, S.G. 1974. A new species of Anthaxia with notes on other buprestids (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 27(4)(1973): 165-168.
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.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.
3.Abundance and distribution of potential arthropod prey species in a typical Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat.
Quinn, M.A. 2000. Unpublished Thesis. Texas A&M University, College Station. ix + 182 pp.