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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Chrysobothrini

Chrysobothris purpureovittata purpureovittata Horn - Chrysobothris purpureovittata Chrysobothris exesa LeConte - Chrysobothris exesa ID of agrilus beetle - Chrysobothris octocola Chrysobothris femorata? - Chrysobothris Chrysoborthris exesa - Chrysobothris exesa - male Bupestrid sp - Chrysobothris merkelii Chrysobothris femorata? - Chrysobothris shawnee Chrysobothris ? - Chrysobothris
Classification
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 Chrysobothrini
Explanation of Names
Chrysobothrini Gory & Laporte 1838
Numbers
136 spp. in 3 genera in our area (incl. 130 Chrysobothris spp.)(1); >770 spp. in 6 genera worldwide (incl. >700 Chrysobothris spp.)(2)
Range
worldwide(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