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Genus Gnathotrichus

Gnathotrichus pilosus (LeConte) - Gnathotrichus pilosus - male Scolytin - Gnathotrichus materiarius Gnathotrichus materiarius Gnathotrichus pilosus Scolytin - Gnathotrichus materiarius Scolytin - Gnathotrichus materiarius Gnathotrichus denticulatus Bark Beetle sp3 - Gnathotrichus pilosus
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 Corthylina
Genus Gnathotrichus
Explanation of Names
Gnathotrichus Eichhoff 1869
7 spp. in our area, 16 total(1)
2.0–3.7 mm(1)
hosts: Abies, Alnus, Oreopanax, Picea,Pinaceae, Pinus, Populus, Pseudotsuga, Quercus, Tsuga(1)
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