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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Coccotrypes carpophagus

Coccotrypes carpophagus Coccotrypes carpophagus
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 Coccotrypes (Palm Seed Borers)
Species carpophagus (Coccotrypes carpophagus)
Explanation of Names
Coccotrypes carpophagus (Hornung 1842)
Range
[FL, so.CA]
Remarks
earliest record in our area: FL 1926(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.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. PeƱa J.E., ed. CABI International, Wallingford, UK, pp. 48-74.
2.Atkinson T.H. (200_-2018) Bark and ambrosia beetles