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bark beetle

Scientific Name
Hypothenemus areccae
Scientific Author
(Hornung, 1842)
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Cryphalini)
Status
Exotic Species Occurrence in Australia
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes

Body length 1.2-1.4mm; Frons with poorly developed transverse carina at middle of frons length, lower half of frons broadly concave; elytral ground vestiture hairlike on declivity; each interstrial scale on declivity six times or more longer than wide; posterior half of pronutum shining.

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Wood, S. (2007). Bark and ambrosia beetles of South America. Brigham Young University, Provo. Utah USA

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Author
Walker, K.
Created
20/02/2008 10:50 AEST
Last Updated
09/03/2012 14:01 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2008) bark beetle (Hypothenemus areccae) Updated on 3/9/2012 2:01:31 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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