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.