Yellow-marked Buprestid
( Acmaeodera sp. )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Acmaeodera sp.
(Eschscholtz, 1829)
Common Name:Yellow-marked Buprestid
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Coleoptera
Suborder:Polyphaga
Family:Buprestidae
Subfamily:Polycestinae
Tribe:Acmaeoderini
Genus:Acmaeodera
Taxon Code:COL00131
ITIS/TSN:808676

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
BSA Camp Royaneh, BSA Camp Royaneh, 4600 Scanlon Rd., Cazadero
County:Sonoma County
ECI Site#:CA49064901

RECOGNITION
Description
The adults are subcylindrical, strongly tapered to the rear, and generally spotted and hairy.

BIOLOGY
Food
Larvae bore in dead and injured branches, stems, and roots of broad-leaved trees and shrubs.
Habitat
LeConte
Importance
Some are pests of lumber. None in the West is a forest pest.
Importance
Some are pests of lumber. None in the West is a forest pest.

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
Genus Acmaeodera. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/2933). Accessed March 12, 2016. .
ITIS.
Western Forest Insects


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