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Genus Pityogenes

Scolytin beetle - Pityogenes hopkinsi Gnathotrichus materiarius? - Pityogenes hopkinsi Death Watcher? - Pityogenes fossifrons Pityogenes carinulatus Pityogenes hopkinsi - male Pityogenes hopkinsi - female Scolytinae - Pityogenes hopkinsi Scolytinae, Bark Beetle, distinctive pattern - Pityogenes bidentatus
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 Ipina
Genus Pityogenes
Explanation of Names
Pityogenes Bedel 1888
Numbers
7 spp. in our area (of which one adventive), 24 total(1)
Size
1.8–3.7 mm(1)
Range
NA & Eurasia(1)
Food
hosts: Abies, Pinus, Picea, Pseudotsuga (Pinaceae)(1)
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