Chrysobothris femorata (Olivier, 1790),

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: 182

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Chrysobothris femorata (Olivier, 1790)


68. Chrysobothris femorata (Olivier, 1790) 

County Records (n = 204): Anoka, Chisago, Clearwater, Cook, Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin, Houston, Lac qui Parle, Lake, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Ramsey, St. Louis , Steele, Washington, Winona, and Wright  .

Collection Dates: 5 May–19 August.

Minnesota Hosts: Adults collected on Larix laricina  and Quercus sp.  Larval hosts recorded as Acer negundo  , A. rubrum  , A. saccharinum  , Amelanchier arborea  , Carpinus caroliniana  , Celtis occidentalis  , Crataegus sp.  , Fraxinus pennsylvanica  , Juglans cinerea  , J. nigra  , Malus sp.  , Populus tremuloides  , Prunus domestica  L., Quercus alba  , Sorbus americana Marsh.  ( Rosaceae  ), Tilia americana  L. var. americana  ( Malvaceae  ), and Ulmus americana  .

Collection Method: On dying L. laricina  , in window traps in damaged Quercus sp.  , in bait trap, breeding cages, at light, Malaise trap, in Lindgren funnel trap on Pinus banksiana  , and as C. fumipennis  prey.