Chrysobothris viridiceps Melsheimer, 1845,

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: 183

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Chrysobothris viridiceps Melsheimer, 1845


81. Chrysobothris viridiceps Melsheimer, 1845 

County Records (n = 50): Anoka, Arden Hills, Chisago, Goodhue, Hennepin, Houston, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Ramsey, and Washington  .

Collection Dates: 29 May–29 July.

Minnesota Hosts: Unspecified in collection records. Larval hosts recorded as Acer rubrum  , Pinus sp.  , Quercus alba  , Q. macrocarpa  , and Quercus sp.  Adults also on Acer saccharinum  , Carya ovata  , Q. bicolor  , Q. velutina  , and Ulmus americana  .

Collection Method: As C. fumipennis  prey.