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Metallic Wood-boring Beetles

Description:

These beetles are small- to medium-sized with a hard carapace. They are rather flat, long, and oval-shaped. The wing-covers are often bumpy or conspicuously ridged, brown or black, with an iridescent sheen. The eyes are rather large for a beetle. Adults occasionally visit flowers for pollen, while the larvae bore through the wood of various trees and shrubs, creating flattened tunnels.subfamily Subfamily Agrilinae Lacordaire

Habitat:

Shrubs

1 Species ID Suggestions

thaptor
thaptor 4 years ago
Jewel beetle
Agrilus sp.


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1 Comment

thaptor
thaptor 4 years ago

species of this genus usually + / - host-specific.

LuisStevens
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LuisStevens

San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Spotted on Nov 4, 2012
Submitted on Nov 7, 2012

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