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scientific name    Chrysobothris sexsignata    

seasonality
July.

identification
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.

life history
Unknown.

conservation
Rare.

diet info
In the literature hosts are recorded a wide range of trees, including maple, birch, ash, larch, pine and others (Fisher 1942, Bright 1987).

range
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).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3013



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