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Eight-toothed spruce bark beetle

Scientific Name
Ips amitinus
Scientific Author
(Eichhoff)
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Ipini)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes

Body length 3.5-4.5mm; elytral declivity has four spines on each side, the third spine is the largest and distinctly capitate, the declivity is shiny with distinct punctures; in the middle of the front edge of the frons of the male are shiny tubercles; the black pronotum is tubercled in the front and is finely punctured in the back.

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Author
Walker, K.
Created
01/06/2005 05:00 AEST
Last Updated
06/02/2009 11:55 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2005) Eight-toothed spruce bark beetle (Ips amitinus) Updated on 2/6/2009 11:55:49 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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