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Species Xylosandrus amputatus

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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 Xylosandrus
Species amputatus (Xylosandrus amputatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xylosandrus amputatus (Blandford)
Orig. Comb: Xyleborus amputatus Blandford 1894
recently discovered in FL (1); (native to E. Asia)
earliest record in our area: FL 2010 (2)
Print References
Cognato, A.I.; Olson, R.O.; Rabaglia, R.J. 2011. An Asian Ambrosia Beetle, Xylosandrus amputatus (Blandford) (Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborini), Discovered in Florida, U.S.A.. Coleopterists Bull. 65(1): 43-45.
Dole, S.A.; Cognato, A.I. 2010. Phylogenetic Revision of Xylosandrus Reitter (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborina). Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 61: 451-545.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.An Asian ambrosia beetle, Xylosandrus amputatus (Blandford) (Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborini), discovered in Florida, USA
A.I. Cognato, R.O. Olson, R.J. Rabaglia. 2011. The Coleopterists Bulletin 65(1):43-45.
2.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.
3.Atkinson T.H. (200_-2018) Bark and ambrosia beetles