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Subspecies Aphanisticus cochinchinae seminulum

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
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)
Subspecies seminulum (Aphanisticus cochinchinae seminulum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Obenberger 1929
Redescribed by: Wellso & Jackman 1995
1 sp. (1)
2.35-2.95 mm (Hespenheide 2007)

Aphanisticus cochinchinae seminulum Obenberger
Det. V. Belov, 2009
TX-FL-SC / C. & S. Amer. / Antilles (1), (Hespenheide 2007) plus pix posted here.
Accidentally introduced from Old World
Can now reasonably be expected anywhere in the Neotropics (Hespenheide 2007)
Larvae in sugarcane and various grasses (1)
Does not appear to be serious economic pest (Hespenheide 2007)
Life Cycle
See: Hall et al. 2005.
Type Locality: Singapore
Print References
Hall, D.G., A.S. Konstantinov, G.S. Hodges, O. Sosa, C. Welbourn, and R.L. Westcott. 2005. Insects and mites new to Florida sugarcane. Journal American Society Sugar Cane Technologists 25: 143–156.
Hespenheide, H.A. 2007. Expanded distribution of Aphanisticus cochinchinae Obenberger (Coleoptera, Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 61/2: 164.
Wellso, S.G. and 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.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.