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


red turpentine beetle
Dendroctonus valens LeConte, 1860



Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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red turpentine beetle
Dendroctonus valens
Adult(s)
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red turpentine beetle
Dendroctonus valens
Feature(s)
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Feature(s)
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Dendroctonus valens
Galleries
Ladd Livingston
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red turpentine beetle
Dendroctonus valens
Damage
Donald Owen
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red turpentine beetle
Dendroctonus valens
Larva(e)
Donald Owen
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red turpentine beetle
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Adult(s)
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red turpentine beetle
Dendroctonus valens
Feature(s)
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Dendroctonus valens
Feature(s)
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red turpentine beetle
Dendroctonus valens
Damage
Bob Oakes
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red turpentine beetle
Dendroctonus valens
Adult(s)
USDA Forest Service - Ogden
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red turpentine beetle
Dendroctonus valens
Adult(s)
Ladd Livingston


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: 114924
NPDN Pest: INBQBAA



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