Redbud Borer Ptosima gibbicollis (Say, 1823)    Synonyms: Buprestis gibbicollis, Flat-headed Redbud Borer.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Buprestidae   >   Genus Ptosima   

Status:

Eastern U.S. species with adults active at least between April and June.

Relationships:

Larval host plant is Eastern Redbud.

There are 5 records in the project database.

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Redbud Borer in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/18/2020). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Redbud Borer collected in Kent Co., Maryland (6/7/2014). Photographed by Brooke Alexander. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A Redbud Borer in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/31/2014). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)


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