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Genus Phloeotribus

Bark beetle - Phloeotribus liminaris Beetle ID - Phloeotribus frontalis Phloeotribus pseudoscabricollis Atkinson - Phloeotribus pseudoscabricollis Phloeotribus pseudoscabricollis Atkinson - Phloeotribus pseudoscabricollis Phloeotribus texanus Schaeffer - Phloeotribus texanus Phloeotribus lecontei - Phloeotribus piceae Phloeotribus lecontei - Phloeotribus piceae Borer in hackberry dead twigs - Phloeotribus dentifrons
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 Phloeotribina
Genus Phloeotribus
Explanation of Names
Phloeotribus Latreille 1804
Numbers
9 spp. in our area, ~110 total(1)
Size
1.2–4.0 mm(1)
Range
worldwide(1); in our area, 2 spp. in the west, 7 in the east (esp. se. US)(2)
Food
hosts: various trees/shrubs, both hardwoods & conifers(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.