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Genus Thysanoes

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Scolytinae (Bark and Ambrosia Beetles)
Tribe Scolytini (Typical Bark Beetles)
Subtribe Micracidina
Genus Thysanoes
Explanation of Names
Thysanoes LeConte 1876
7 spp. in our area, 15 total(1)
1.2–2.3 mm(1)
Canada to Costa Rica(1); in our area, across the southern US, 1 sp. ranges north into IL & PA(2)
Apparently xylophagous in small branches and trees(2); hosts: Acacia, Acer, Berberus, Berchemia, Carya, Castanea, Celtis, Gleditsia, Quercus, Mimosa, Morusrubra, Prosopis, Rhizophora, Ulmus(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Mercado J.E. (2011) Bark beetle genera of the United States
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.