Database Details : The World of Jewel Beetles

Full name: The World of Jewel Beetles NEW!
Short name: Jewel Beetles
Version: Aug 2014
Release date: 2014-08-25
Authors/editors: Bellamy C.L.(†)
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Coleoptera - Buprestoidea
English name of the group: Jewel beetles
Number of living species 14,718
Number of living infraspecific taxa 924
Number of extinct species: 176
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 11,592
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 27,410
Abstract: This Buprestoidea checklist was harvested by Dmitry Mozzherin from the original website The World of Jewel Beetles created by Chuck Bellamy (1951-2013). Data are published in the Catalogue of Life with kind permission of the website keepers Gino Nearns & Ted MacRae, at the Coleopterists Society (, and Pensoft, a publisher of comprehensive Bellamy’s monograph A World Catalogue and Bibliography of the Jewel Beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestoidea), 2008, Vol. 1-5. Pensoft Series Faunistica N 76-80, p. 1-3264.
Organization: The Coleopterists Society (
Bibliographic citation: Bellamy C.L.(†) (2018). Jewel Beetles: The World of Jewel Beetles (version Aug 2014). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2018 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.