|scientific name Agrilus crataegi |
In this species, the beetle's elytra are reddish or have a purple tinge at the apex. The head is green on the front turning coppery brown on the top in the male or entirely coppery in the female.
Reared from hawthorn.
The range is primarily in eastern Canada and south through eastern United States with a disjunct population in Alberta (Bright 1987). Extensive thickets of hawthorn are found in the Cypress Hills.
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