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Superfamily Buprestoidea - Metallic Wood-boring and False Jewel Beetles

Buprestid Beetle - Chrysobothris humilis - male Lined Buprestris Beetle - Buprestis lineata Nanularia sp. - Nanularia - female Unknown Beetle - Agrilus politus Chrysobothris Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Chrysobothris sexsignata Anthaxia expansa LeConte - Anthaxia expansa - female Buprestis prospera from Death Valley - Buprestis prospera
Classification
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 and False Jewel Beetles)
Numbers
2 families, both represented in our area(1)
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.