Received 21 September 2012
In the title compound, C23H26Cl2N4O4,the dihedral angle between the mean planes of the pyridine and 3-chlorophenyl rings is 22.63 (2)°. The nitro group is in a Z conformation.
For general background to neonicotinoid compounds and their application as insecticides, see: Tomizawa & Casida, (2000); Minamida et al. (1993); Kashiwada et al. (1996). For the synthesis, see: Zhang et al. (2010).
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 2002); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2002); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: JJ2153 ).
The coauthors thank the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21042010, 21102092 and 30870560) for financial support.
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