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Lesser pine shoot beetle

Scientific Name
Tomicus minor
Scientific Author
(Hartig)
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Hylesinini)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes

Adults are 3.0 - 4.5 mm long, similar to T. piniperda, shiny, black with reddish-brown elytrae, antennae and feet. Elytral declivity is without grooves, which are present in T. piniperda.

 

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Author
Walker, K.
Created
02/05/2006 05:04 AEST
Last Updated
11/02/2011 23:24 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2006) Lesser pine shoot beetle (Tomicus minor) Updated on 2/11/2011 11:24:26 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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