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Species Aphanisticus cochinchinae

Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Aphanisticus cochinchinae Buprestid - Aphanisticus cochinchinae Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Aphanisticus cochinchinae Aphanisticus cochinchinae seminulum Obenberger - Aphanisticus cochinchinae
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 Agrilinae
Genus Aphanisticus
Species cochinchinae (Aphanisticus cochinchinae)
Explanation of Names
Aphanisticus cochinchinae Obenberger, 1924
Range
adventive in se. US (TX-FL-SC) - Map (1); introduced in 1990s, native to se. Asia(2)
Remarks
A minor pest of sugarcane(2)
Print References
Hespenheide, H.A. 2007. Expanded distribution of Aphanisticus cochinchinae Obenberger (Coleoptera, Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 61/2: 164.
Wellso, S.G. & J.A. Jackman (1995) The first record of Aphanisticus cochinchinae seminulum Obenberger (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), a potential sugarcane pest in the Western Hemisphere. The Coleopterists Bulletin 49(3): 287-288.
Works Cited
1.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
2.Insects and mites new to Florida sugarcane
Hall D.G., Konstantinov A.S., Hodges G.S., Sosa O., Welbourn C., Westcott R.L. 2005. J. Amer. Soc. Sugar Cane Technologists 25: 143-156.