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Genus Xyleborus

Weevil 6 - Xyleborus pfeili Scolytini? - Xyleborus pfeili Unknown Beetle - Xyleborus Cyclorhipidion bodoanum ? - Xyleborus celsus bark beetle - Xyleborus ferrugineus Bark beetle 052620-1 - Xyleborus pubescens Scotts Valley-J.2018.01 - Xyleborus xylographus Scolytinae 10 - Xyleborus pfeili
Classification
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 Xyleborus
Explanation of Names
Xyleborus Eichoff 1864
Numbers
16 spp. in our area, of which 3 adventive from Eurasia; >500 spp. worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide; in our area, most species in the east
Life Cycle
Attack various woody plants. Some (or all?) males are flightless, haploid, mate with sibling or parental females in the brood galleries. Some reproduction by parthenogenesis(1)
Internet References
X. glabratus fact sheet (Mann et al. 2012)(3)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Mercado J.E. (2011) Bark beetle genera of the United States
3.University of Florida: Featured Creatures