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Genus Xyleborinus

Ambrosia beetle - Xyleborinus attenuatus Another bark beetle with mites - Xyleborinus saxesenii Xyleborinus alni - Xyleborinus attenuatus Bark beetle- Xyleborus? - Xyleborinus attenuatus Xyleborinus attenuatus Scolytinae - Xyleborinus saxesenii Scolytid from ethanol trap - Xyleborinus saxesenii - female Beetle with short orange antennae - Xyleborinus attenuatus
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 Xyleborina
Genus Xyleborinus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
was often treated as a subgenus or synonym of Xyleborus(1)
Explanation of Names
Xyleborinus Reitter 1913
5 spp. (of which 3 adventive) in our area, ~80 total(2)
males dwarfed and flightless, females 1.4–3.5 mm(3)
key to spp. in(2)
worldwide & across NA(1)(3)
attack limbs & boles of weakened trees(1)
Internet References
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.First records of Xyleborinus octiesdentatus (Murayama) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae) from North America
Rabaglia R.J., Knížek M.,Johnson W. 2010. Zookeys 56: 219–226.
3.Mercado J.E. (2011) Bark beetle genera of the United States