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Genus Trypophloeus

Trypophloeus striatulus Trypophloeus striatulus
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 Cryphalina
Genus Trypophloeus
Explanation of Names
Trypophloeus Fairmaire 1868
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1), 15 total(2)
Size
1.5–2.1 mm(2)
Range
holarctic, incl. boreal & w. NA(1)(2)
Habitat
in the bark of thin-barked limbs and boles of Alnus, Salix, & Populus(1)
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.Mercado J.E. (2011) Bark beetle genera of the United States