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


true fir bark beetles
Scolytus spp. Geoffrey 1762

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2116002

true fir bark beetles
Scolytus spp.
Adult(s)
E. Richard Hoebeke
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1470060

true fir bark beetles
Scolytus spp.
Infestation
A. Steven Munson
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1470061

true fir bark beetles
Scolytus spp.
Infestation
A. Steven Munson


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: Scolytina
Genus: Scolytus

Other System Links

ITIS: 114946
NPDN Pest: INBQCBA


Synonyms and Other Names

Related Scientific Names:
Scolytus spp. Geoffroy 1762(Synonym)

References

Common Name Reference: VEG_DISTURBANCE_AGENTS table of the FSVeg Field Sampled Vegetation Data Dictionary version 1.3, dated March 12, 1999.
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