Common NameFlatheaded Appletree Borer
SeasonalityJune, July and August.
IdentificationThe most striking feature when looking at theses beetles is the vivid green front of the head. A faint chevron shaped callosity is on the centre of the frons. The shape of the emargination on the clypeus is unique among Alberta Chrysobothris species. Ventrally the body is black with a coppery to brassy lustre. Each elytron has 4 longitudinal costae interrupted by two shallow foveae.