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scientific name    Dicerca hesperoborealis    

habitat
Birch stands.

seasonality
June.

identification
Similar in appearance to beetles of D. tenebrica. Adults of hesperoborealis tend to be more "brassy" in colour than those of tenebrica. The grooved medial carina of the anticoxal plate of hesperoborealis will separate the species.

life history
In Alberta the beetles has been reared from paper birch. The larval cycle is expected to last at least 2 years (Ives and Wong, 1988).

conservation
Uncommon, but likely wide spread.

diet info
This species has been reared from birch in Alberta.

range
Western North America, from Alberta and British Columbia south through the Rocky Mountain states to California (Bright 1987, Nelson 1975).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2990



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