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Genus Euplatypus

Euplatypus compositus (Say) - Euplatypus compositus - male Pinhole bark borer - Euplatypus Pinhole bark borer - Euplatypus Euplatypus compositus (Say) - Euplatypus compositus - male 827W03 - Euplatypus compositus 901W01 - Euplatypus compositus Borer Beetle? - Euplatypus compositus tiny Platypodinae, but which one? - Euplatypus compositus
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 Platypodinae (Pinhole Borers)
Genus Euplatypus
Other Common Names
ambrosia beetle
Explanation of Names
Euplatypus Wood 1993
Numbers
3 spp. (incl. one adventive) in our area, ~60 total
Range
neotropical group ranging into so. US
Life Cycle
See(1)
Works Cited
1.Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs
Solomon, J.D. 1995. USDA Forest Service Agriculture Handbook. 735 pp.