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Noun1.Dendroctonus - genus of small bark beetles destructive especially to mature conifersDendroctonus - genus of small bark beetles destructive especially to mature conifers
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Ipidae, family Scolytidae, Ipidae, Scolytidae - large family of bark-boring or wood-boring short-beaked beetles; very destructive to forest and fruit trees
Dendroctonus rufipennis, spruce bark beetle - small beetle that likes to bore through the bark of spruce trees and eat the cambium which eventually kills the tree; "the spruce bark beetle is the major tree-killing insect pest of Alaska spruce forests"
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Protection of lodgepole pines from mass attack by mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae, with nonhost angiosperm volatiles and verbenone.
The Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council welcomes Christine Buhl, forest entomologist with Oregon Department of Forestry, for a presentation titled "What the Heck is Dendroctonus
sexta (Shields 2010), and Coleoptera, such as Dendroctonus valens Leconte (Curculionidae) (Chen et al.
However, studies have shown that insects are also important vectors, presenting adaptations for dispersing and inoculating Fusarium species, such as: Xylosandrus compactus (Eichhoff) (LE PELLEY, 1968); Dendroctonus sp.
Notably, Reed (1905) stated that few Pinus stems were affected by Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmerman and the damage was so minimal that he considered it to be unimportant.
En algunas especies de insectos se ha encontrado que solo un sexo es el pionero, ya sean los machos como en los escarabajos Ips pini Say e Ips lecontei Swaine, o las hembras como en los escarabajos Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann, D.
La verbenona es senalada como repelente contra Dendroctonus ponderosae (Hopkins, 1902) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) (Gillete et al.
son depredadores de las especies de descortezadores de los generos Dendroctonus spp.
Abstract--The red turpentine beetle (RTB), Dendroctonus valens LeConte (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), which is native to North America, is an invasive wood-boring insect species in China with disastrous consequences.
While there are many species of bark beetles in our forests, including many species of pine beetles, the one that is currently causing widespread mortality of pines across the west is the mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae.
Un ejemplo de estos descortezadores es Dendroctonus mexicanus, el cual se distribuye desde el sur de los Estados Unidos (Moser et al.