Scolytidae


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Related to Scolytidae: bark beetle, Scolytinae
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Noun1.Scolytidae - 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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First record of the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), in Para nut, Bertholletia excelso (Lecythidaceae).
Platypus rugulosus (Platypodidae) and Xyleborusferrugineus (Scolytidae) and certain diseases of coconut palms in Puerto Rico.
Life cycle of Dendrolaelaps neodisetus (Mesostigmata: Digamasellidae), a nematophagous mite associated with pine bark beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).
(1986) Biology of bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae and Platypodidae) of a tropical rain forest in southeastern Mexico with an annotated checklist of Species.
Scolytidae from the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, with descriptions of four new species, new distribution records, and a key to species (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).
Ophiostomatoid fungi transported by Ips sexdentatus (Coleoptera; Scolytidae) in Pinus pinaster in NW Spain.
Treatment of lodgepole pine bark with neem demonstrates lack of repellency or feeding deterrency to the mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).
According to data from the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS), bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) were intercepted at US ports of entry 6825 times from 117 countries between 1985 and 2000.