ambrosia beetle


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ambrosia beetle

n
(Animals) any of various small beetles of the genera Anisandrus, Xyleborus, etc, that bore tunnels into solid wood, feeding on fungi growing in the tunnels: family Scolytidae (bark beetles)
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Recently, Graphium was isolated from ambrosia beetle Megaplatypus mutatus in our country, a drill of wood that attacks numerous species of native and exotic trees, a plague of poplars in Argentina.
Recent ambrosia beetle and fungus outbreaks in Japan and South Korea have killed thousands of oak trees (Kubono & Ito 2002; Kim et al.
The disease is spread by the redbay ambrosia beetle (RAB), which bores into the tree and deposits a fungus (Raffaelea lauricola), triggering a defensive response that blocks the flow of water to the upper tree and limbs.
Tenders are invited for study an invasive ambrosia beetle that damages and kills trees in tijuana river valley.
In previous bioassays with other bark and ambrosia beetle species (Pajares and Lanier 1989, Fettig et al.
These include redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus, with its associated fungus Rafaela lauricola into the southeastern United States (Fraederich et al.
3) is the male-produced aggregation pheromone of Gnathotrichus sulcatus LeConte, an economically destructive ambrosia beetle in the Pacific coast of North America.
The bark beetle and ambrosia beetle of North and Central America (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) a taxonomic monograph.
2002) dealt with the introduction of fungi into the wood of Cercis canadensis by the Asian ambrosia beetle and the resulting fungal growth.
Notes on the Biology of the Pitted Ambrosia Beetle, Corthylus punctatissimus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), in Ontario and Quebec.
Xyleborus glabratus is an invasive Asian ambrosia beetle native to Japan, India, Taiwan and Myanmar.