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


twig beetles
Pityophthorus spp. Eichhoff 1864

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twig beetles
Pityophthorus spp.
Adult(s)
E. Richard Hoebeke
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1468139

twig beetles
Pityophthorus spp.
Infestation
USDA Forest Service - Ogden


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: Pityophthorina
Genus: Pityophthorus

Other System Links

ITIS: 617122
NPDN Pest: INBQEJA



References

Common Name Reference: Encyclopedia of Life. Available from http://www.eol.org.
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