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scientific name    Chrysobothris aeneola    

habitat
Grasslands.

seasonality
June and July.

identification
This is the second species of Chrysobothris with white hair on the elytra. The head and pronotum are covered with white hair. The sides of the pronotum are curved with the base about the same width as the head. Each elytron has many indistinct costae. Two or 3 large shallow densely punctured foveae usually greenish in colour are located on each elytron. The antennae are black or slightly bronzed. The margins of the pronotum are weakly serrate. The tooth on the profemur is smooth or slightly rough distally.

life history
Little is known, Fisher (1942) reports an association with umbrella plant (Eriogonum spp.).

conservation
Rare.

diet info
Unknown.

range
Reported from Roche Percée, Saskatchewan, southern Alberta and sporadically south to California (Fisher, 1942 Bright 1987).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3011



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