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Genus Dendrocranulus

Dendrocranulus cucurbitae (LeConte) - Dendrocranulus cucurbitae Dendrocranulus californicus Dendrocranulus californicus Dendrocranulus cucurbitae Dendrocranulus cucurbitae
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 Dryocoetina
Genus Dendrocranulus
Explanation of Names
Dendrocranulus Schedl 1937
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 44 total(1)
Size
1.2–2.7 mm(1)
Range
c. US to Argentina(1)
Food
infest stems of Cucurbitaceae(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Mercado J.E. (2011) Bark beetle genera of the United States
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.