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Noun1.Ipidae - large family of bark-boring or wood-boring short-beaked beetles; very destructive to forest and fruit trees
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
genus Scolytus, Scolytus - type genus of the Scolytidae comprising numerous small bark beetles
Dendroctonus, genus Dendroctonus - genus of small bark beetles destructive especially to mature conifers
bark beetle - small beetle that bores tunnels in the bark and wood of trees; related to weevils
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