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Meliboeus (Meliboeoides) amethystinus amethystinus (Olivier, 1790)
Family: Buprestidae
Size: 7.0 mm (4 to 7 mm)
Origin: Northern Africa, South Europe, Asia Minor
Ecology: Development in thistle stems
Location: Spain, Prov. Murcia, Totana
leg.Mager/.Muehle, 7.V.1975; det. Muehle, 2014
Photo: U.Schmidt, 2021

Meliboeus amethystinus  (enlarged)

Meliboeus amethystinus  (Flickr)

Meliboeus amethystinus  (Wikimedia Commons)