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  • Bellamy, C. L., and G. H. Nelson / Arnett, Ross H., Jr. et al., eds. 2002. Family 41. Buprestidae Leach, 1815. American Beetles, vol. 2: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. 98-112
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  • Hilty, J. Editor. 2015. Insect Visitors of Illinois Wildflowers.  World Wide Web electronic publication., version (09/2015) 
    See:   Abbreviations for Insect ActivitiesAbbreviations for Scientific ObserversReferences for behavioral observations
  • Israelowitz M; Kwon JA; Rizvi SWH; Gille C; von Schroeder HP. 2011. Mechanism of infrared detection and transduction by beetle Melanophila acuminata. Journal of Bionic Engineering. 8: 129–139.
  • Klocke D; Schmitz A; Soltner H; Bousack H; Schmitz H. 2011. Infrared receptors in pyrophilous ("fire-loving“) insects as model for new uncooled infrared sensors. 2: 186-197.
  • Lawrence, J. F., and A. F. Newton, Jr. / Pakaluk, James, and Stanislaw Adam Slipinski, eds. 1995. Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes, references and data on family-group names). Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson, vol. 2. 779-1006
  • Nelson, Gayle H., George C. Walters, Jr., R. Dennis Haines, and Charles L. Bellamy. 2008. A Catalog and Bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America North of Mexico. The Coleopterists' Society, Special Publication, no. 4. iv + 274
  • Wootton, A. 1984. Insects of the World. Blandford. 224 p.


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