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


southern pine beetle
Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann, 1868



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southern pine beetle
Dendroctonus frontalis
Adult(s)
USDA Forest Service
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southern pine beetle
Dendroctonus frontalis
Adult(s)
Erich G. Vallery
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southern pine beetle
Dendroctonus frontalis
Galleries
W.H. Bennett
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southern pine beetle
Dendroctonus frontalis
Damage
James R. Meeker
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southern pine beetle
Dendroctonus frontalis
Biological Control
Peter L. Lorio, Jr.
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southern pine beetle
Dendroctonus frontalis
Damage
Erich G. Vallery
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southern pine beetle
Dendroctonus frontalis
Infestation
Ronald F. Billings


Invasive Listing Sources



Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Curculionoidea
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Scolytinae
Tribe: Hylesinini: Tomicina
Genus: Dendroctonus

Other System Links

ITIS: 114914
NPDN Pest: INBQAOA



References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.
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