Agrilus granulatus populi    




habitat
Poplar groves.

seasonality
June and July.

identification
The coppery, greenish or bluish elytra with yellowish to white spots and pubescent head separate this species from the other members of the liragus complex. The specimens I have examined from British Columbia are shorter than anxius and liragus.

life history
Similar to other members of the liragus complex. Adults prefer the smaller limbs of stressed or dying trees.

conservation
Uncommon; possibly a pest.

diet info
Reared from poplar.

range
The western subspecies, Agrilus granulatus populi is found from southern British Columbia and Alberta south to California (Bright 1987).

people
species page authorHilchie, Gerald J.2003 

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3232

 

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