Virtual Zoo – Jewel Beetle
This scan was provided by our European friends at Tetravision. Buprestidae is a family of beetles known as jewel beetles or metallic wood-boring beetles because of their glossy iridescent colors. Larvae of this family are known as flatheaded borers. The family is among the largest of the beetles, with some 15,500 species known in 775 genera.
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