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Genus Hylesinus

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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 Hylesinini (Crenulate Bark Beetles)
Subtribe Hylesinina
Genus Hylesinus
Explanation of Names
Hylesinus Fabricius 1801
Numbers
7 spp. n. of Mex. (1), (~40 worldwide) (2)
Size
1.8-4.0 mm (2)
Range
N. Amer. to Guatemala / Eurasia to Australia (2)
widespread in our area (1)
Food
our spp. mostly on ash - Fraxinus (Oleaceae) (1)
Internet References
Genus page - USDA APHIS PPQ CPHST, 2011 (2)
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