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Tribe Buprestini

Buprestis aurulenta Beetle - Buprestis aurulenta Buprestidae -Trachykele sp. - Trachykele blondeli Buprestis lineata - male Golden Buprestid - Buprestis aurulenta Lined Buprestis? - Buprestis lineata Buprestis striata side profile - Buprestis striata Metallic Wood-boring Beetle???  Buprestis confluenta? - Buprestis confluenta
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Buprestinae
Tribe Buprestini
34 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1); 116 spp. in 9 genera worldwide, Buprestis representing ca. 70% of all spp.(2)
worldwide except Australasia(2) and throughout NA(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Bellamy C.L. (2013) The world of jewel beetles: A checklist of world Buprestoidea