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Olive bark beetle

Scientific Name
Phloeotribus scarabaeoides
Scientific Author
(Bernard)
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Hylesinini)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult body length 2mm, body shape small and elliptical; body colour: head and pronotum black, anterior half of elytra black to dark red-brown, posterior half of elytra red-brown; head with antennae grossly flabellate; body covered with setae and scale-like setae as shown in images; anterior margin of elytra raised and scalloped, pronotum anterior half with raised ridges and toothed.
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Author
Walker, K.
Created
15/05/2007 12:02 AEST
Last Updated
11/02/2011 23:11 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2007) Olive bark beetle (Phloeotribus scarabaeoides) Updated on 2/11/2011 11:11:42 PM 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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