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Species Hippomelas sphenicus

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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 Chrysochroinae
Tribe Dicercini
Subtribe Hippomelanina
Genus Hippomelas
Species sphenicus (Hippomelas sphenicus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hippomelas sphenicus (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Buprestis sphenicus LeConte 1854
Range
AZ to w. & s. TX / Mex. - Map (1)(2)
Remarks
Type Locality: Laredo to Ringgold Barracks, south Texas
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)