BUPRESTIDAE Leach, 1815
(jewel beetles)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
with images
No of
ID refs
Genus 2 illustrated subtaxa 5 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
FamilyBUPRESTIDAE (jewel beetles)
SuperfamilyBUPRESTOIDEA (jewel beetles)
Series Elateriformia (click beetles and relatives)
SuborderPOLYPHAGA (mainly terrestrial beetles)
OrderCOLEOPTERA (beetles)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 13 general literature references relevant to BUPRESTIDAE (jewel beetles)

BUPRESTIDAE (jewel beetles) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 26 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for BUPRESTIDAE (jewel beetles)
Creative Commons License
This website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Licence.

Unless otherwise expressly stated, all original material on the BioImages website by Malcolm Storey is licensed under the above Creative Commons Licence.

Photographs from other photographers are used with permission but not included under the above CC licence.

BioImages - Virtual Field-Guide (UK)