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Species Ambrosiophilus atratus

Xyleborus - Ambrosiophilus atratus - female Scolytini - Ambrosiophilus atratus Scolytinae? - Ambrosiophilus atratus Tiny Beetle - Ambrosiophilus atratus bark beetle - Ambrosiophilus atratus Curculionoidea – Snout and Bark Beetles – Curculionidae – Bark and Ambrosia Beetles – Scolytinae –  Xyleborini  - Ambrosiophilus atratus Squared Posterior Beetle - Anterior Hair & Leg Structure  - Ambrosiophilus atratus bark beetle  - Ambrosiophilus atratus
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 Xyleborini
Genus Ambrosiophilus
Species atratus (Ambrosiophilus atratus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xyleborus atratus Eichhoff 1875
Explanation of Names
Ambrosiophilus atratus (Eichhoff)
native to Asia, adventive in NA (NS-FL to ON-KS-TX)(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
In Asia, reported from both conifers and hardwoods(4)
earliest record in our area: TN 1988(6); no published reports of hosts or damage in the US as of 2005(4)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Hulcr J., Smith S. (2010) Xyleborini ambrosia beetles: an identification tool to the world genera
2.Atkinson T.H. (200_‒2023) Bark and ambrosia beetles of the Americas
3.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
4.Exotic bark- and wood-boring Coleoptera in the United States: recent establishments and interceptions
Haack R.A. 2006. Can. J. For. Res. 36(2): 269–288.
5.Review of American Xyleborina (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) occuring north of Mexico, with an illustrated key
Rabaglia, R.J., S.A. Dole, and A.I. Cognato. 2006. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99(6): 1034-1056.
6.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.
7.Bark and Ambrosia Beetles