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Pachyschelus is a genus of metallic wood-boring beetles in the family Buprestidae. There are at least 270 described species in Pachyschelus.[1][2][3][4]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Buprestidae
Subfamily: Agrilinae
Genus: Pachyschelus
Solier, 1833
  • Metonius Say, 1836

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Pachyschelus Genus Information". Retrieved 2018-02-27.
  2. ^ "Pachyschelus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-02-27.
  3. ^ "Browse Pachyschelus". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-02-27.
  4. ^ Bellamy, C. L. (2010). "Genus Pachyschelus". A Checklist of World Buprestoidea. Retrieved 14 Jun 2011.

Further readingEdit

  • Arnett, Ross H. Jr. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. 2nd Edition. CRC Press. ISBN 0-8493-0212-9.
  • Bellamy, C.L. (2008–2009). A World Catalogue and Bibliography of the Jewel Beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestoidea). Pensoft. ISBN 978-9546423177.
  • Bellamy, C.L. (2013). "The world of jewel beetles". Retrieved 2018-02-27.
  • Bellamy, C.L.; Nelson, G.H. (2002). Arnett, Ross H. Jr. (ed.). Family 41. Buprestidae Leach, 1815. American Beetles vol. 2, Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press. pp. 98–112. ISBN 0-8493-0954-9.
  • Capinera, John L., ed. (2008). Encyclopedia of Entomology. Springer. ISBN 978-1402062421.
  • LeConte, J.L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 0665100558.
  • Nelson, Gayle H.; Walters Jr., George C. Jr.; Haines, R. Dennis; Bellamy, Charles L. (2008). "A Catalog and Bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America North of Mexico". Special Publication, no. 4. The Coleopterists' Society.
  • White, Richard E. (1998) [1983]. A Field Guide to the Beetles of North America (Peterson Field Guides). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 0395910897.