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Species Buprestis decora

Buprestis decora Unknown Buprestid - Buprestis decora Unknown Buprestid - Buprestis decora Unknown Buprestid - Buprestis decora Buprestis decora Fabricius - Buprestis decora Buprestis decora Fabricius - Buprestis decora Buprestis decora Fabricius - Buprestis decora Buprestis decora Fabricius - Buprestis decora
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 Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Buprestinae
Tribe Buprestini
Genus Buprestis
No Taxon (subgenus Stereosa)
Species decora (Buprestis decora)
Explanation of Names
Buprestis (Stereosa) decora Fabricius 1775
Identification

Det. R. Westcott, 2016
Range
e. US (NY-FL to MO-TX), West Indies(1), adventive on Canary Is.(2)
Season
Apr-May (BG data)
Food
larvae in longleaf pine (Pinus palustris)(1)
See Also
- Range: e. US
Buprestis salisburyensis Herbst
Det. S. G. Wellso
Works Cited
1.A catalog and bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America north of Mexico.
Nelson et al. 2008. The Coleopterists Society, Special Publication No. 4. 274 pp.
2.Alien terrestrial arthropods of Europe
Roques A., Kenis M., Lees D., Lopez-Vaamonde C., Rabitsch W., Rasplus J.-Y., Roy D., eds. 2010. BioRisk 4 Special Issue; 2 vols., 1028 pp.