Insects and Spiders - native

Metallic Wood Borers (Family Buprestidae) on Aug 2, 2022

Originally reported as Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis)

Submitter has sample

Description of specimen

It's emerald green.

Commentary

Fortunately, this is not emerald ash borer. I'm not sure which species it is from the underside, but it looks like genus Buprestis of which we have several native species.

Josh Vlach
Aug. 2, 2022, 3:51 p.m.