Dicerca divaricata

Metallic Wood-Boring Beetle


Dicerca divaricata, Metallic Wood-Boring Beetle photo

 

 

 

 

 

Family: Buprestidae

Subfamily: Chrysochroinae

Length: 15-22 mm

 

This species breeds in a variety of hardwoods, including Red and Sugar Maple, White Oak, Redbud, American Elm, and many others. Adults are most commonly encountered in West Virginia in June.

Lateral image of Dicerca divaricata, Metallic Wood-Boring Beetle

Left: Lateral view of Dicerca divaricata. The color of this species ranges from greenish to coppery.

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