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subgenus Buprestis

Buprestid - Buprestis maculativentris buprestid - Buprestis lyrata Buprestis laeviventris (LeConte, 1857) - Buprestis laeviventris - male near Buprestis subornata? - Buprestis lyrata Unknown Wood borer - Buprestis lyrata Buprestis maculativentris? - Buprestis maculativentris Bronze Buprestid with orange spots on underside - Buprestis maculativentris * - Buprestis lineata
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
Genus Buprestis
No Taxon subgenus Buprestis
12 spp. in our area(1), all but one (B. parmaculiventris Knull from TX) in the guide
most of NA; 5 spp. transcontinental in Canada & n. US, 2 spp. widely eastern, 4 spp. western(1)