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scientific name    Poecilonota cyanipes    

habitat
Boreal and Montaine.

seasonality
May to September.

identification
This common species is similar to C. ferrea, in form. Adults distinguished by their less angulate pronotum, more sinuate at the base, and the abdomen having relatively little pubescence. The colour is a dark coppery gray. The elytral apices are elongated and brightly bronzed.

life history
Adults oviposit on injured and stressed poplar trees sometimes using other insect exit holes and galls as access sites. Adults may be found resting a variety of other types of trees, including conifers.

conservation
Common.

diet info
Reared from aspen and poplar in Alberta. Known to breed in poplar (Populus spp.) elsewhere (Evans 1957, Bright 1987).

range
From the Yukon in the west to New Brunswick in the east and south to Arizona (Evans 1957, Bright 1987).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2994



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