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Species Xyleborinus andrewesi

Xyleborinus andrewesi Xyleborinus andrewesi
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 Xyleborina
Genus Xyleborinus
Species andrewesi (Xyleborinus andrewesi)
Explanation of Names
Xyleborinus andrewesi (Blandford 1896)
Range
native to S/SE Asia, adventive in NA (FL) and elsewhere, mostly tropics(1)
Food
polyphagous; hosts include members of 14 plant families(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: FL 2009(2)
Internet References
Florida Entomol. Soc. New North American Record for Xyleborinus andrewesi (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)
Works Cited
1.Atkinson T.H. (200_-2014) Bark and ambrosia beetles
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.