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Genus Pseudopityophthorus

Scolytini #6 - Pseudopityophthorus pruinosus Pityophthorina - Pseudopityophthorus minutissimus Pityophthorina - Pseudopityophthorus minutissimus Pseudopityophthorus pubipennis Pseudopityophthorus pubipennis Scolytinae  - Pseudopityophthorus asperulus Pseudopityophthorus pruinosus - male Pseudopityophthorus pruinosus - male
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 Pityophthorina
Genus Pseudopityophthorus
Explanation of Names
Pseudopityophthorus Swaine 1918
11 spp. species in our area, ~30 total(1)
1.2–2.6 mm(1)
NA to Colombia(1)
hosts: Castanea, Fagus, Quercus, Ostrya(1)
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