|scientific name Chrysobothris caurina |
Bright (1987) does not include this species as in Alberta. The specimens listed below were identified by B. F. and J. L. Carr. The beetles are very similar to those of C. leechi. Overall colour is black, the punctures glint of greenish to bluish. The front of the head is yellowish green with two callosities. Each elytron has 4 costae. The first costae, is uninterrupted by the shallow punctate foveae.
Reported from pine, fir, larch and Douglas fir (Fisher 1942, Bright 1987).
This is a western species, being found from Southern British Columbia south through the Rocky Mountain states to Arizona (Fisher 1942, Bright 1987).
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