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Species Aphanisticus cochinchinae

Buprestids? - Aphanisticus cochinchinae Taphrocerus - Aphanisticus cochinchinae Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Aphanisticus cochinchinae Buprestid - Aphanisticus cochinchinae Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Aphanisticus cochinchinae Aphanisticus cochinchinae seminulum Obenberger - Aphanisticus cochinchinae Small bup - 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)
Range
native to se. Asia(1), adventive in the warmer regions of the New World, incl. s. US [TX, FL(2), MS, SC (BG data); introduced in 1990s]
Remarks
A minor pest of sugarcane(1)
Print References
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.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.
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.