Subject: Can you tell me
Location: PEI Canada
May 20, 2013 5:33 am
we found this bug on Haskaps we grow and would like to know what it is
This is a Metallic Borer Beetle or Jewel Beetle in the family Buprestidae. We need to research the species and we may run out of time this morning. Our initial search did not provide a species ID so we will try to contact Eric Eaton and perhaps one of our readers will submit a comment today.
Correction courtesy of Eric Eaton and Mardikavana (via comment)
That is because it is not a buprestid 🙂 This is a click beetle, family Elateridae (note acute hind angles on the thorax), specifically this one:
Neat find, great image!