genus Dendroctonus


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Noun1.genus Dendroctonus - genus of small bark beetles destructive especially to mature conifersgenus Dendroctonus - 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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Chromosomal variation of the genus Dendroctonus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).
Ultrastructural study of the midgut and hindgut in eight species of the genus Dendroctonus Erichson (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).