Species Details

Buprestis sulcicollis

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SeasonalityInadequate information, expected activity of adults late June through July. IdentificationThe dorsal surface is dull copper to brown or green. The 4 elevated elytral costa are more shining. Elytra and venter lack pale spots. These characters separates B. sulcicollis from all other Alberta species of Buprestis. Adult length is 11 to 15.5 mm.

Scientific Name Buprestis sulcicollis Habitat Northern conifer forests. Seasonality Inadequate information, expected activity of adults late June through July. Identification
The dorsal surface is dull copper to brown or green. The 4 elevated elytral costa are more shining. Elytra and venter lack pale spots. These characters separates B. sulcicollis from all other Alberta species of…
The dorsal surface is dull copper to brown or green. The 4 elevated elytral costa are more shining. Elytra and venter lack pale spots. These characters separates B. sulcicollis from all other Alberta species of Buprestis. Adult length is 11 to 15.5 mm.
Life History Very little is know about this species Conservation Rare, uncommon Diet Info In east, the beetles have been recorded from several pines. In Alberta it is suspected to use Jack Pine. Range Wide spread from Quebec, the Great Lakes and Atlantic States, just getting into north eastern Alberta and adjacent North West Territories.
Buprestis sulcicollis
Buprestis sulcicollis
Buprestis sulcicollis

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"Buprestis sulcicollis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-2. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Coleoptera Suborder Polyphaga Family Buprestidae Genus Buprestis Species Buprestis sulcicollis
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum