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Goldenhaired bark beetle

Scientific Name
Hylurgus ligniperda
Scientific Author
(Fabricius)
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Hylesinini)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes

Adult 4.0-5.7 mm, black-brown, cylindrical, covered with rather long reddish hairs. The distinctive, dense hairs are thick, notched and branched. The elytral apex is convex with a slight indentation, and without teeth or other armature.

 

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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
31/05/2006 12:20 AEST
Last Updated
25/11/2011 10:32 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2006) Goldenhaired bark beetle (Hylurgus ligniperda) Updated on 11/25/2011 10:32:05 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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