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Species Acmaeodera auritincta

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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 and False Jewel Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Polycestinae
Tribe Acmaeoderini
Subtribe Acmaeoderina
Genus Acmaeodera
Species auritincta (Acmaeodera auritincta)
Explanation of Names
Acmaeodera auritincta Fall, 1922
auritincta (L). 'gold tinged' (1)
Identification
metallic green pronotum, though that character is a variable (J. Hanson, pers. comm. to MAQ, 2019)

Det. J. Hanson, 2017
Range
NM to sw. TX / n. Mex. - Map (2)(3)
Season
Aug-Oct (BG data)
Remarks
Type Locality: Kent, Culberson Co., Texas, Sept., 17-18, 1912, 3900-4200 ft
Print References
Fall, H.C. 1922. New species of North American Acmaeoderae. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 17: 88-90.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
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.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)