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Genus Polygraphus

small beetle with leaf-like antennae - Polygraphus rufipennis small beetle with leaf-like antennae - Polygraphus rufipennis Polygraphus rufipennis Snout and Bark Beetle - Polygraphus rufipennis Snout and Bark Beetle - Polygraphus rufipennis Curculionidae - Polygraphus rufipennis Curculionidae - Polygraphus rufipennis Curculionidae - Polygraphus rufipennis
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 Hylesinini (Crenulate Bark Beetles)
Subtribe Polygraphina
Genus Polygraphus
Explanation of Names
Polygraphus Erichson 1836
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, ~100 total(1)
Size
1.8–3.1 mm(1)
Range
n. & mountainous parts of NA where spruce forests grow; Eurasia, Africa(1)
Food
bark of recently broken, cut or fallen Pinaceae(2)(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.