Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


spotworm borer
Agrilus acutipennis Mannerheim, 1837



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spotworm borer
Agrilus acutipennis
Adult(s)
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spotworm borer
Agrilus acutipennis
Galleries
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spotworm borer
Agrilus acutipennis
Damage
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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Elateriformia
Superfamily: Buprestoidea
Family: Buprestidae
Subfamily: Agrilinae
Tribe: Agrilini
Genus: Agrilus

Other System Links

ITIS: 809374


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References

Common Name Reference: Drooz AT, ed. 1989. Insects of eastern forests. Misc. Publ. 1426. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service. 608 p.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 1-4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm