Melanophila acuminata (DeGeer, 1774)

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: 185

publication ID 10.1649/0010-065X-75.1.173


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Melanophila acuminata (DeGeer, 1774)


93. Melanophila acuminata (DeGeer, 1774)  

County Records (n = 75): Anoka, Beltrami, Carlton, Cass, Clearwater, Cook, Crow Wing, Hennepin, Kanabec, Kandiyohi, Koochiching, Lake, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Pine, Polk, Ramsey, Red Lake, Roseau, and St. Louis.

Collection Dates: 27 May–30 September.

Minnesota Hosts: Unspecified in collection records. Larval hosts recorded as Abies balsamea   , Betula alleghaniensis   , Picea glauca   , Pinus resinosa   , P. strobus   , and Thuja occidentalis   .

Collection Method: In Lindgren funnel trap on Pinus banksiana   .