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


black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus (Eichhoff, 1875)

Resources



Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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5159026

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus
Adult(s)
J.R. Baker & S.B. Bambara
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5007015

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus
Adult(s)
Michael C. Thomas
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5460803

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus
Adult(s)
Pest and Diseases Image Library
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5460804

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus
Adult(s)
Pest and Diseases Image Library
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5460805

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus
Adult(s)
Pest and Diseases Image Library
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5460806

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus
Adult(s)
Pest and Diseases Image Library
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5460809

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus
Adult(s)
Pest and Diseases Image Library
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5460811

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus
Adult(s)
Pest and Diseases Image Library
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5007014

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus
Adult(s)
Lyle Buss
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3066049

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus
Galleries
Forrest L. Oliveria
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5449430

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus
Damage
Scot Nelson
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0014302

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus
Damage
Andrew J. Boone




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: Xyleborina
Genus: Xylosandrus

Other System Links

ITIS: 114957
NPDN Pest: INBQBXA



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