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Species Euwallacea validus

Euwallacea vallidus - Euwallacea validus - female Euwallacea - Euwallacea validus Holly trees dying - Euwallacea validus Holly trees dying - Beetle 2 - Euwallacea validus bark beetle, Scolytini - Euwallacea validus bark beetle, Scolytini - Euwallacea validus Unknown Scolytinae? - Euwallacea validus Bark Beetle Invasion - Euwallacea validus
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 Euwallacea
Species validus (Euwallacea validus)
Explanation of Names
Euwallacea validus (Eichhoff 1875)
native to Asia, adventive and widespread in e. US (VT-GA-AL to MO-TX) & ON(1)
stumps/boles of hardwoods and conifers(2)
highly polyphagous (recorded hosts include members of 20 families)(1)
earliest record in our area: NY 1976(3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Atkinson T.H. (200_-2014) Bark and ambrosia beetles
2.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.
3.Exotic bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in the United States: potential and current invaders
Haack R.A., Rabaglia R.J. 2013. In: Potential invasive pests of agricultural crops. PeƱa J.E., ed. CABI International, Wallingford, UK, pp. 48-74.