Chrysobothris azurea LeConte, 1857

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: 181

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Chrysobothris azurea LeConte, 1857


65. Chrysobothris azurea LeConte, 1857  

County Records (n = 5): Chisago, Hennepin, and Olmsted.

Collection Dates: 3–24 July.

Minnesota Hosts: Unspecified in collection records. Larval hosts recorded as Acer sp.   , Alnus incana   , Amelanchier arborea   , Celastrus scandens   L. ( Celastraceae   ), Juglans nigra   , Pinus sp.   , Prunus virginiana   L., Quercus bicolor Willd.   , Rhus glabra   L., and Vitis sp.   Adults also on Acer saccharum   , A. platanoides   , Cornus racemosa   , Crataegus sp.   , Fraxinus americana   , F. pennsylvanica   , Gleditsia triacanthos   , Pinus strobus   , Populus tremuloides   , and Quercus velutina   .

Collection Method: All specimens collected as C. fumipennis   prey.