Species Details

Poecilonota cyanipes

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SeasonalityMay to September. IdentificationThis common species is similar to C. ferrea, in form. Adults distinguished by their less angulate pronotum, more sinuate at the base, and the abdomen having relatively little pubescence. The colour is a dark coppery gray. The elytral apices are elongated and brightly bronzed.

Scientific Name Poecilonota cyanipes Habitat Boreal and Montaine. Seasonality May to September. Identification
This common species is similar to C. ferrea, in form. Adults distinguished by their less angulate pronotum, more sinuate at the base, and the abdomen having relatively little pubescence. The colour is a dark coppery…
This common species is similar to C. ferrea, in form. Adults distinguished by their less angulate pronotum, more sinuate at the base, and the abdomen having relatively little pubescence. The colour is a dark coppery gray. The elytral apices are elongated and brightly bronzed.
Life History Adults oviposit on injured and stressed poplar trees sometimes using other insect exit holes and galls as access sites. Adults may be found resting a variety of other types of trees, including conifers. Conservation Common. Diet Info Reared from aspen and poplar in Alberta. Known to breed in poplar (Populus spp.) elsewhere (Evans 1957, Bright 1987). Range From the Yukon in the west to New Brunswick in the east and south to Arizona (Evans 1957, Bright 1987).
Poecilonota cyanipes
Poecilonota cyanipes

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"Poecilonota cyanipes, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-2994. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Coleoptera Suborder Polyphaga Family Buprestidae Genus Poecilonota Species Poecilonota cyanipes
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