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Species Scolytus quadrispinosus - Hickory Bark Beetle

Scolytus quadrispinosus Scolytus quadrispinosus Scolytus quadrispinosus
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 Scolytina
Genus Scolytus
Species quadrispinosus (Hickory Bark Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Scolytus quadrispinosus Say 1824
Size
adult 3-5 mm, larva 5-8 mm (1)
Range
e NA (TX-FL-QC-MN) (1)
Season
adults May-Aug
Food
host: hickory (Carya) (1)
Life Cycle
Two generations per year
Remarks
An important pest of hickory (1)
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