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scientific name    Chrysobothris cribraria    

habitat
Boreal forest.

seasonality
July.

identification
The broadly rounded truncate clypeus is the most distinctive feature of this species. Other Chrysobothris species have a deeply emarginated clypeus, often a 'V' shaped notch. The body is black with a faint coppery to brassy tint. Each elytron has 4 longitudinal costae, the first is regular, the others are interrupted and irregular in the posterior half by a large shallow foveae.

conservation
Uncommon.

diet info
Known from pine (Fisher 1942, Bright 1987). In Alberta the adults were associated with lodgepole pine and charred jack pine.

range
The beetles are found from the southern Northwest Territories east through Alberta to eastern Quebec and south in the eastern United States to Texas and Florida (Fisher 1942, Bright 1987).

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3017



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