Image Number: 2516017

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It breeds in a wide variety of hardwoods throughout the eastern United States from Pennsylvania south to Texas. It is a bright metallic green with characteristic yellow stripes and bands. Taken using an Auto-Montage digital microscopy system.© 2002, 2003 by the University of Florida and may be freely used for educational purposes as long as credit is given to the University of Florida and, if space permits, the photographer. Any commercial use requires written permission of the Chairman, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611-0620.
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United States

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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Elateriformia
Superfamily: Buprestoidea
Family: Buprestidae
Subfamily: Buprestinae
Tribe: Buprestini
Genus: Buprestis
Subject: Buprestis rufipes Olivier, 1790
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Thursday, August 21, 2003
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Thursday, August 21, 2003