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


western balsam bark beetle
Dryocoetes confusus Swaine, 1912

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Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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western balsam bark beetle
Dryocoetes confusus
Adult(s)
Bob Oakes
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western balsam bark beetle
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Adult(s)
USDA Forest Service - Region 2 - Rocky Mountain Region
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Galleries
Scott Tunnock
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Galleries
Kenneth E. Gibson
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western balsam bark beetle
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Damage
Ladd Livingston
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western balsam bark beetle
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Damage
Kenneth E. Gibson


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: Scolytini: Dryocoetina
Genus: Dryocoetes

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: INBQBCA



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