- Acmaeoderoides stramineus Nelson, 1968
This little (ca. 3 mm length) species belongs to a small genus with 12 species distributed in arid southeastern California, western Arizona and northern Baja California. This particular species was the least common until its adult host plant preferences were discovered. It frequents flowers of Tiquilia plicata , Palafoxia arida B. Turner & M. Morris (Asteraceae) and Eriogonum deserticola S. Watson (Polygonaceae).
- Nelson, G. H. 1968. A revision of the genus Acmaeoderoides (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences , 4th series 36(6):125-146.
- Nelson, G. H. 1999. A new species and other notes on the genus Acmaeoderoides Van Dyke (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 53(4):371-376.