Pachyschelus laevigatus (Say, 1833),

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

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Pachyschelus laevigatus (Say, 1833)


95. Pachyschelus laevigatus (Say, 1833) 

New State Record: Chisago County, 16 September 1911.

County Records (n = 51): Anoka, Chisago, Isanti, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Ramsey, Wabasha, and Washington  .

Collection Dates: 4 June–16 September.

Minnesota Hosts: Collected on Lespedeza capitata  and Centaurea stoebe Lam.  ( Asteraceae  ). Larval hosts recorded as Lespedeza sp.  Adults also on Desmodium canescens  (L.) DC., Desmodium cuspidatum (Muhl. ex Willd.) DC. ex Loud.  , and Desmodium glutinosum (Muhl. ex Willd.) Wood  ( Fabaceae  ).

Collection Method: On L. capitata  and C. stoebe  and in pine plantation.