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Species Xyleborus affinis

Scolytidae? - Xyleborus affinis Scolytidae? - Xyleborus affinis Scolytinae - Xyleborus affinis Ambrosia Beetle? - Xyleborus affinis Scolytin - Xyleborus affinis Xyleborus - Xyleborus affinis Xyleborus volvulus (Fabricius) - Xyleborus affinis Bark Beetle - Xyleborus affinis
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 Scolytini (Typical Bark Beetles)
Subtribe Xyleborina
Genus Xyleborus
Species affinis (Xyleborus affinis)
Other Common Names
Sugarcane Shot-hole Borer has been used but is totally inappropriate (species has no special relationship with sugarcane) and is not on the ESA list.
Explanation of Names
Xyleborus affinis Eichhoff 1868
Range
circumtropical; in our area, across e. US, QC (1)
Food
extremely polyphagous(1)
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