Metallic Woodboring Beetle

Accession number 2013.1.658
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Material Information

Title:
Metallic Woodboring Beetle
Physical Description:
Artifact
Donor:
Palumbo, Luke ( donor )

Notes

General Note:
Family: Coleoptera. Order: Buprestidae. Species: Euchroma giganteum. Also known as a Jewel Beetle or Giant Metallic Ceiba Borer. Species name translates to "Colorful Giant." Distribution: Central and South American. Mexico, Panama, Ecuador, Cuba, Peru, Brazil, Colombia. Diet: Dead or dying timber, especially kapok or ceiba trees. Arkive, http://www.arkive.org/giant-metallic-ceiba-borer/euchroma-gigantea /// Iowa State Entomology, Bug Guide, http://bugguide.net/node/view/162/bgref ///

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier:
accession number - 2013.1.658
System ID:
AA00016781:00001