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Species Xyleborinus artestriatus

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 Xyleborinus
Species artestriatus (Xyleborinus artestriatus)
Explanation of Names
Xyleborinus artestriatus (Eichhoff 1878)
2.35-2.58 mm
native to SE Asia, adventive in NA(GA TX)(1)
Print References
Cognato A.I., Rabaglia R.J., Vandenberg N.J. (2013) Another Asian ambrosia beetle, Xyleborinus artestriatus (Eichhoff 1878) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborini), newly detected in North America. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 89: 27-31 (Abstract)
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