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Pine root-infesting bark beetle

Scientific Name
Hylastes angustatus
Scientific Author
(Herbst)
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Hylesinini)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Body length 4.1mm; head and pronotum black, antennae, legs and elytra reddish-brown; frons densely punctate and with a conspicuous midline; pronotum slightly narrower than width of elytra; pronotum is evenly and densely punctate; elytra basally and to edge of elytral declivity coarsely punctate-striate, on elytral declivity almost minutely and indsitinctly punctate, striae almost absent, minutely but distinctly granulate with small,  apically pointed granulations extending the length of the declivity in 3-4 rows on each elytron.

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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
21/06/2006 06:58 AEST
Last Updated
11/02/2011 11:38 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2006) Pine root-infesting bark beetle (Hylastes angustatus) Updated on 2/11/2011 11:38:06 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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