Taphrocerus gracilis (Say, 1825),

Hallinen, Marie J., Steffens, Wayne P., Schultz, Jennifer L. & Aukema, Brian H., 2021, The Buprestidae (Coleoptera) of Minnesota, with a Discussion of the Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, The Coleopterists Bulletin 75 (1), pp. 173-190: 186

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http://doi.org/ 10.1649/0010-065X-75.1.173



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Taphrocerus gracilis (Say, 1825)


107. Taphrocerus gracilis (Say, 1825) 

County Records (n = 43): Anoka, Cass, Chisago, Clearwater, Fillmore, Goodhue, Hennepin, Houston, Mille Lacs, Olmsted, Ramsey, Steele, Wabasha, Washington, and Winona  .

Collection Dates: 22 April–21 August.

Minnesota Hosts: Unspecified in collection records. Larval host recorded as Bolboschoenus fluviatilis (Torr.) Soják  ( Cyperaceae  ). Adults also on Cephalanthus occidentalis  L. ( Rubiaceae  ) and Rumex verticillatus  L. ( Polygonaceae  ).

Collection Method: In oak grove and tamarack swamp.