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Species Buprestis haemorrhoidalis

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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 Buprestis)
Species haemorrhoidalis (Buprestis haemorrhoidalis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ancylocheira haemorrhoidalis
Explanation of Names
Buprestis haemorrhoidalis Herbst 1780
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic(1), adventive in NA (BC)(2)
earliest record in our area: BC 1992(3)
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera Poloniae
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
3.Forest biosecurity: alien invasive species and vectored organisms
Humble L.M., Allen E.A. 2006. Can. J. Plant Pathol. 28: S256–S269.