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Species Dinoderus japonicus - Japanese Shot-Hole Borer

Dinoderus japonicus Dinoderus japonicus
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)
Superfamily Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles)
Family Bostrichidae (Horned Powder-post Beetles)
Subfamily Dinoderinae
Genus Dinoderus (Bamboo Post-powder Beetles)
Species japonicus (Japanese Shot-Hole Borer)
Explanation of Names
Dinoderus japonicus Lesne 1895
Range
native to E Asia, adventive in NA ()
Remarks
our only representative of the subgenus Dinoderastes Lesne 1914, that contains a total of 4 spp.(1)
Works Cited
1.World catalogue of Bostrichidae (Coleoptera)
Borowski J., Węgrzynowicz P. 2007. Mantis, Olsztyn, 247 pp.