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Species Chrysobothris mali - Pacific Flatheaded Borer

Buprestid - Chrysobothris mali - female Oregon Buprestid - Chrysobothris mali - female Chrysobothris sp.? - Chrysobothris mali Chrysobothris sp.? - Chrysobothris mali - - Chrysobothris mali - female - - Chrysobothris mali - female Chrysobothris mali Buprestid Beetle - Chrysobothris mali
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 Buprestinae
Tribe Chrysobothrini
Genus Chrysobothris
Species mali (Pacific Flatheaded Borer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
might be a complex of species, according to R.L. Westcott
Explanation of Names
Chrysobothris mali Horn 1886
6-11 mm(1)
w. NA (CA-TX-MB-BC)(2)
recorded hosts: >70 spp. in >20 plant families(1)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1886. A monograph of the species of Chrysobothris inhabiting the United States. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 13: 65-124, plates ii-vii.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs
Solomon, J.D. 1995. USDA Forest Service Agriculture Handbook. 735 pp.
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.