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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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Key words: Dendroctonus ponderosa, epidemic, forest management, habitat, lodgepole pine, moose, Pinus contorta.
Genetic structure of Dendroctonus mexicanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in the Trans-Mexican volcanic belt.
Mature lodgepole and jack pine have been hard hit by the beetles, Dendroctonus ponderosae, which lay their eggs under the trees' bark.
Modeling cold tolerance in the mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae.
1999) utilized SCP to formulate the models used for northern distribution limits of Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmerman and Regniere & Bentz (2007) applied the SCP of D.
Work has also been done on strength loss following attack by the southern pine beetle Dendroctonus frontalis Zimm.
1999) demonstrated that both the southern pine beetle Dendroctonus frontalis (Zimmerman) and Thanasimus dubius (Fabricius) are affected by altering visual silhouettes on traps, finding that white paint and white trap paneling caught significantly fewer southern pine beetles than black or transparent coloration.
Dendroctonus valens and Hylastes porculus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae): vectors of pathogenic fungi (Ophiostomatales) associated with red pine decline disease.
In Florida, multifunnel traps colored black, blue, brown, gray, green, and red trapped more Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann than white and yellow traps (Strom & Goyer 2001).