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


redshouldered bostrichid beetle
Xylobiops basilaris (Say, 1823)



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redshouldered bostrichid beetle
Xylobiops basilaris
Damage
James Solomon


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Bostrichiformia
Superfamily: Bostrichoidea
Family: Bostrichidae
Subfamily: Bostrichinae
Tribe: Xyloperthini
Genus: Xylobiops

Other System Links

ITIS: 817408
NPDN Pest: INAEQKA


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References

Common Name Reference: Solomon JD. 1995. Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs. Agric. Handbk. 706. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service: 3-212.
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