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Genus Hylocurus

Hylocurus parkinsoniae Scolytinae - Hylocurus rudis Scolytinae - Hylocurus rudis Scolytinae - Hylocurus bark beetle - Hylocurus hirtellus Hylocurus carinifrons Hylocurus carinifrons Hylocurus hirtellus
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 Scolytini (Typical Bark Beetles)
Subtribe Micracidina
Genus Hylocurus
Explanation of Names
Hylocurus Eichhoff 1872
Numbers
15 spp. in our area, 75 total(1)
Size
1.3–3.2 mm(1)
Range
US to Argentina(1)
Food
xylophagous in small branches of various deciduous trees(2)(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.