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Species Buprestis lyrata

Buprestid - Buprestis lyrata B - Buprestis lyrata Oregon Coast Buprestid(?) - Buprestis lyrata Big Bup - Buprestis lyrata Buprestis lyrata - female Unknown Wood borer - Buprestis lyrata Unknown Wood borer - Buprestis lyrata Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Buprestis lyrata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea (Metallic Wood Boring Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Buprestinae
Tribe Buprestini
Genus Buprestis
No Taxon (subgenus Buprestis)
Species lyrata (Buprestis lyrata)
Explanation of Names
Buprestis lyrata Casey 1909
ca. 2 cm
w NA (CA-TX-SD-WA) / sw. Can. (1)
Larvae in Abies grandis, Pinus ponderosa, Pseudotsuga menziesii (1)
Print References
Casey, T.L. 1909. Studies in the American Buprestidae. Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 11: 47–178.
Works Cited
1.A catalog and bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America north of Mexico.
Nelson et al. 2008. The Coleopterists Society, Special Publication No. 4. 274 pp.