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Genus Poecilonota

Buprestid - Poecilonota montana Pack Buprestidae 7.11.09 01b - Poecilonota Poecilonota californica Chamberlin, 1922 - Poecilonota californica - male Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Poecilonota cyanipes Poecilonota salixi Chamberlin - Poecilonota salixi Poecilonota cyanipes? - Poecilonota cyanipes - - Poecilonota salixi Eastern Poplar Buprestid - Poecilonota cyanipes
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
Genus Poecilonota
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Descarpentriesina Lerault 1983
Explanation of Names
Poecilonota Eschscholtz 1829
9 spp. in our area, 11 spp. total(1)
our only representative of the tribe Poecilonotini Jakobson 1913, that contains 6 genera (>110 spp.) worldwide (most diverse in E. Asia)(1)