Agrilus

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Agrilus
Agrilus biguttatus detail.JPG
Agrilus biguttatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Buprestidae
Genus: Agrilus
Curtis, 1825
Species

2,877+[1]

Agrilus biguttatus on a stump of a tree

Agrilus is a genus of jewel beetles, notable for having the largest number of species (about 3000) of any single genus in the animal kingdom.

Species:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Pest Report: A. coxalis
  2. ^ Bellamy, C. L. (2010). "Genus Agrilus". A Checklist of World Buprestoidea. Archived from the original on 11 July 2011. Retrieved 10 Jun 2011.