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Species Ambrosiodmus rubricollis

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Classification
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 Xyleborina
Genus Ambrosiodmus
Species rubricollis (Ambrosiodmus rubricollis)
Explanation of Names
Ambrosiodmus rubricollis (Eichhoff 1875)
rubricollis = 'red-necked'
Size
2.4-2.6 mm
Range
native to E. Asia, adventive in NA; in our area, e. US (CT-FL-LA)(1)(2)
Food
polyphagous(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: MD 1942(3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Atkinson T.H. (200_-2014) Bark and ambrosia beetles
2.Mercado J.E. (2011) Bark beetle genera of the United States
3.Exotic bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in the United States: potential and current invaders
Haack R.A., Rabaglia R.J. 2013. In: Potential invasive pests of agricultural crops. Peña J.E., ed. CABI International, Wallingford, UK, pp. 48-74.