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scientific name    Buprestis sulcicollis    

Northern conifer forests.

Inadequate information, expected activity of adults late June through July.

The dorsal surface is dull copper to brown or green. The 4 elevated elytral costa are more shining. Elytra and venter lack pale spots. These characters separates B. sulcicollis from all other Alberta species of Buprestis. Adult length is 11 to 15.5 mm.

life history
Very little is know about this species

Rare, uncommon

diet info
In east, the beetles have been recorded from several pines. In Alberta it is suspected to use Jack Pine.

Wide spread from Quebec, the Great Lakes and Atlantic States, just getting into north eastern Alberta and adjacent North West Territories.

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