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Genus Xyleborinus

X. saxesenii - Xyleborinus saxesenii Xyleborinus saxeseni - Xyleborinus saxesenii - male Bark Beetle - Xyleborinus saxesenii Bostrichidae - Xyleborinus saxesenii Modesto2 6 - Xyleborinus saxesenii Curculionoidea – Curculionidae – Bark and Ambrosia Beetles - Scolytinae – Xyleborini - Xyleborinus attenuatus Curculionoidea – Curculionidae – Bark and Ambrosia Beetles - Scolytinae – Xyloborini – Fruit-tree Pinhole Borer  - Xyleborinus saxesenii Belden-J.2021.82 - Xyleborinus saxesenii
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 Xyleborini
Genus Xyleborinus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
was often treated as a subgenus or synonym of Xyleborus(1)
Explanation of Names
Xyleborinus Reitter 1913
Numbers
5 spp. (of which 3 adventive) in our area, ~80 total(2)
Size
males dwarfed and flightless, females 1.4–3.5 mm(3)
Identification
key to spp. in (2)
also helpful is key to entire tribe in (4)

distinguished from other Xyleborini genera by the projecting, conical scutellum as seen below
Range
worldwide & across NA(1)(3)
Food
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
4.North American Xyleborini north of Mexico: a review and key to genera and species (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae)
Demian F. Gomez, Robert J. Rabaglia, Katherine E. O. Fairbanks, Jiri Hulcr. 2018. ZooKeys 768: 19-68.