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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Elateriformia
Superfamilia: Buprestoidea
Familiae (2): Buprestidae - Schizopodidae

Name

Buprestoidea Leach, 1815

References

Bellamy, C.L.; Volkovitsh, M.G. 2005: 17. Buprestoidea Crowson, 1955[sic!]. Pp. 461-468 in: Beutel, R.G. & Leschen, R.A.B. (volume eds.) Coleoptera, Beetles. Volume 1: Morphology and systematics (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga partim). In: Kristensen, N.P. & Beutel, R.G. (eds.) Handbook of zoology. A natural history of the phyla of the animal kingdom. Volume IV. Arthropoda: Insecta. Part 38. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter.
Evans, A.M. et al. 2014: Large-scale molecular phylogeny of metallic wood-boring beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestoidea) provides new insights into relationships and reveals multiple evolutionary origins of the larval leaf-mining habit. Systematic entomology, DOI: 10.1111/syen.12108 Reference page.

Links

Australian Faunal Directory
Bellamy, Charles L. 1997. Buprestoidea. Version 01 January 1997 (under construction) in The Tree of Life Web Project
Atlas of beetles of Russia: the superfamily BUPRESTOIDEA
Simplied Higher Classification Structure of the Superfamily Buprestoidea (sensu Bellamy, 2003)
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Vernacular names
日本語: タマムシ上科
한국어: 비단벌레상과
lietuvių: Blizgiavabaliniai
norsk: Praktbiller
русский: Бупрестоидные
中文: 吉丁蟲總科

Buprestoidea is a superfamily of beetles.[1][2]

It contains two families:

Buprestidae Leach 1815, the jewel beetles or metallic wood-boring beetles.
Schizopodidae LeConte 1861

References

"Superfamily Buprestoidea". bugguide.net. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
"Buprestoidea Charles L. Bellamy". tolweb.org. Retrieved 8 November 2013.

Buprestoidea, Zoological Catalogue of Australia, C. L. Bellamy

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