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Species Premnobius cavipennis

Premnobius cavipennis Eichhoff - Premnobius cavipennis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Scolytinae (Bark and Ambrosia Beetles)
Tribe Ipini
Genus Premnobius
Species cavipennis (Premnobius cavipennis)
Explanation of Names
Premnobius cavipennis Eichhoff 1878
Range
native to Africa, adventive in our area (FL) and throughout the neotropics(1)(2)
Food
highly polyphagous(2)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: FL 1939(3)
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.Atkinson T.H. (200_‒2023) Bark and ambrosia beetles of the Americas
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. Peña J.E., ed. CABI International, Wallingford, UK, pp. 48‒74.