|scientific name Chrysobothris sexsignata |
This species of Chrysobothris is quite easy to recognize. The pronotum is more or less evenly punctate with out obvious callosities. The elytra have 4 distinct longitudinal costa. Costae 2 and 3 are interrupted by a shallow slightly bronzed to golden coloured fovea. The last ventral sternite on the female is almost straight across, and has a medial longitudinal carina (ridge). The carina on the male is not as pronounced.
In the literature hosts are recorded a wide range of trees, including maple, birch, ash, larch, pine and others (Fisher 1942, Bright 1987).
The species is primarily eastern in distribution. Known from Ontario and Quebec south through the United States to Florida in the south (Fisher 1942, Bright 1987).
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