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Species Pseudohylesinus pini

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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 Hylurgina
Genus Pseudohylesinus
Species pini (Pseudohylesinus pini)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prior to 1969, this species was treated under the name P. sericeus(1)
Explanation of Names
Pseudohylesinus pini Wood, 1969
Size
2.2-2.8mm(1)
Identification
See comments here:
Range
BC to central CA(1)
Food
Pinus contorta, P. muricata, P. radiata(1)
Works Cited
1.The Bark and Ambrosia Beetles of North and Central America (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), a Taxonomic Monograph
Stephen Wood. 1982. Great Basin Naturalist Memoirs, Number 6, Brigham Young University.