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subgenus Cypriacis

Buprestidae - Buprestis striata Beetle - Buprestis striata Buprestis - Buprestis aurulenta Golden Buprestid (Cypriacis aurulenta, Buprestidae) - Buprestis aurulenta Golden Buprestid - Buprestis aurulenta Green and Copper Ontario Beetle - Buprestis striata I found this beetle on Mac Donald Pass outside of Helena Mt.  - Buprestis aurulenta Buprestis aurulenta? - Buprestis aurulenta
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)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Buprestinae
Tribe Buprestini
Genus Buprestis
No Taxon subgenus Cypriacis
Explanation of Names
Cypriacis Casey 1909
Numbers
6 spp. in our area(1)
Range
most of NA, more diverse in Canada & w. US, 2 spp. widely eastern but only B. striata occurs south of NJ(1)