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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

Familia: Buprestidae
Subfamilia: Chrysochroinae
Tribus: Dicercini
Subtribus: Hippomelanina
Genera: BarrellusGyascutus – Hippomelas – Prasinalia

Hippomelanina Hołyński, 1993

Hippomelanina is a subtribe of metallic wood-boring beetles in the family Buprestidae. There are at least 4 genera and about 15 described species in Hippomelanina.[1][2][3]
Hippomelas planicauda


Barrellus Nelson & Bellamy, 1996
Gyascutus LeConte, 1858
Hippomelas Laporte & Gory, 1837
Prasinalia Casey, 1909


"Hippomelanina Subtribe Information". Retrieved 2018-03-05.
"Hippomelanina Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-03-05.

"Hippomelanina Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-03-05.

Further reading

Bellamy, C.L. (2008–2009). A World Catalogue and Bibliography of the Jewel Beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestoidea). Pensoft. ISBN 978-9546423177.
Bellamy, C.L. (2013). "The world of jewel beetles". Archived from the original on 2018-03-20. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
Bellamy, C.L.; Nelson, G.H. (2002). Arnett, Ross H. Jr. (ed.). Family 41. Buprestidae Leach, 1815. American Beetles vol. 2, Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press. pp. 98–112. ISBN 0-8493-0954-9.
Blatchley, W.S. (1910). An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the Coleoptera, beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana. Nature Pub.
Evans, Arthur V.; Hogue, James N. (2006). Field Guide to Beetles of California. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0520246577.
LeConte, J.L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 0665100558.
Nelson, Gayle H.; Walters Jr., George C. Jr.; Haines, R. Dennis; Bellamy, Charles L. (2008). "A Catalog and Bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America North of Mexico". Special Publication, no. 4. The Coleopterists' Society. ISBN 978-0972608787.
White, Richard E. (1998) [1983]. A Field Guide to the Beetles of North America (Peterson Field Guides). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 0395910897.

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