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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Acmaeoderoides

Acmaeoderoides stramineus Nelson - Acmaeoderoides stramineus Acmaeoderoides knulli Nelson, 1968 - Acmaeoderoides knulli Acmaeoderoides stramineus Nelson - Acmaeoderoides stramineus Acmaeoderoides stramineus Nelson - Acmaeoderoides stramineus Acmaeoderoides ferruginis Wellso & Nelson - Acmaeoderoides ferruginis - male Acmaeoderoides stramineus Acmaeoderoides stramineus Acmaeoderoides stramineus
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
Genus Acmaeoderoides
Explanation of Names
Acmaeoderoides Van Dyke 1942
Numbers
12 spp., all in our area(1)(2)
Range
sw. US (TX-CA), by far more diverse in CA, where all but one sp. are present, of which two range into AZ; A. ferruginis is precinctive to TX(3)
Food
host plant info here(3)
Remarks
member of the subtribe Acmaeoderoidina Cobos 1955