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Species Euplatypus parallelus

Euplatypus parallelus (Fabricius) - Euplatypus parallelus - male Euplatypus parallelus (Fabricius) - Euplatypus parallelus - 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 Platypodinae (Pinhole Borers)
Genus Euplatypus
Species parallelus (Euplatypus parallelus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euplatypus parallelus (Fabricius)
Orig. Comb: Bostrichus parallelus Fabricius 1801
Syn: Platypus parallelus (Fabricius)
3 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
southmost TX (Hidalgo Co.), so. FL - W. Indies / Mex. to S. Amer. (2)
polyphagous (3)
Print References
Wood, S.L. 1993. Revision of the genera of Platypodidae (Coleoptera). Great Basin Naturalist 53: 259-281.
Internet References
Bark and Ambrosia Beetles (BAAB) - T. Atkinson
Ambrosia beetle - Forestry Images
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Bark and Ambrosia Beetles
3.Atlas and checklist of the bark and ambrosia beetles of Texas and Oklahoma (Curculionidae: Scolytinae and Platypodinae)
Atkinson T.H., Riley E.G. 2013. Insecta Mundi 02920: 1-46.