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For the United States & Canada

Species Trypodendron lineatum - Striped Ambrosia Beetle

Scolytinae? - Trypodendron lineatum Scolytin beetle - Trypodendron lineatum Curculionid - Trypodendron lineatum Trypodendron sp.? - Trypodendron lineatum Trypodendron lineatum Trypodendron lineatum? - Trypodendron lineatum Striped Ambrosia beetle - Trypodendron lineatum - male Striped Ambrosia beetle - Trypodendron lineatum - 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 Xyloterina
Genus Trypodendron
Species lineatum (Striped Ambrosia Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Trypodendron lineatum (Olivier 1795)
native to, and widespread across conifer forests of the Palaearctic(1), adventive and widespread across NA (NF-AK south to NC-IN-SD-NM-CA)(2) [considered to be holarctic in(3)]
hosts: various conifers; also recorded from alder, birch, apple tree(2)
earliest record in our area: [cite:]
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera Poloniae
2.Atkinson T.H. (200_-2018) Bark and ambrosia beetles
3.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.