Buprestis confluenta

Buprestis confluenta is a metallic woodboring beetle. The adult is 12- to 20-mm long and is active throughout the summer basking on logs along rivers. However, little is known about the species' life history. It has been reported from aspen, cottonwood, and balsam poplar.

Order: Coleoptera
Family: Buprestidae
Species: Buprestis confluenta

Photograph: © 2005 RKD Peterson
Date of Photograph: 2 July 2005
Location: North Gallatin Canyon