|scientific name Chrysobothris leechi |
This species is difficult to recognize. It most closely resembles beetles of C. caurina Horn and is easily confused with C. trinervia. The body is dark coppery with a brassy reflection. Head greenish, with a thin ridge longitudinally between the eyes.
This species is recorded from pines. Bright (1987) thinks they also occur in other conifers. In Alberta, the specimen was associated with lodgepole pine.
These beetles are found in the Pacific Northwest, south to California, with one record from Alberta (Fisher 1942, Bright 1987).
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