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Species Hylurgopinus rufipes - Native Elm Bark Beetle

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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 Hylurgini
Genus Hylurgopinus
Species rufipes (Native Elm Bark Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Hylurgopinus rufipes (Eichhoff, 1868)
Range
e. NA (east of the Rockies)(1)
Food
bark of the large branches and boles of Ulmus (a vector of the Dutch elm disease fungus)(1)
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.