Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Anthaxiini

small Buprestid - Anthaxia inornata Buprestidae - Anthaxia metallic wood-boring beetle - Anthaxia Anthaxia inornata  - Anthaxia inornata Coleoptera - Anthaxia inornata metallic wood-boring beetle - Anthaxia viridicornis Anthaxia? - Anthaxia Anthaxia Subgenus Melanthaxia - Anthaxia
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 Anthaxiini
Explanation of Names
Anthaxiini Gory & Laporte 1839
38 spp. in 2 genera (both in the nominate subtribe) in our area(1) and ca. 900 spp. in 10 genera worldwide(2) - in both cases, mostly Anthaxia
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