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Species Xyleborinus attenuatus

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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 Xyleborinus
Species attenuatus (Xyleborinus attenuatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xyleborinus alni (Niisima 1909)
Explanation of Names
Xyleborinus attenuatus (Blandford 1894)
native to E. Asia, adventive in NA (widespread across the north: NS-BC to MD-OH-OR) & c. Europe(1)
hosts: adler, birch, hazelnut, oak, willow, basswood(1)
earliest record in our area: WA 1996(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.HISL Xyleborini database
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