Dendroctonus

Dendroctonus
Dendroctonus ponderosae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Scolytinae
Genus: Dendroctonus
Erichson, 1836
Species

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Dendroctonus is a genus of bark beetles. It includes several species notorious for destroying trees in the forests of North America.

D. micans

Species include:

  • Dendroctonus adjunctus - roundheaded pine beetle
  • Dendroctonus approximatus - Mexican pine beetle
  • Dendroctonus brevicomis - western pine beetle
  • Dendroctonus frontalis - southern pine beetle
  • Dendroctonus jeffreyi - Jeffrey pine beetle
  • Dendroctonus micans - great spruce bark beetle
  • Dendroctonus murrayanae - lodgepole pine beetle
  • Dendroctonus ponderosae - mountain pine beetle
  • Dendroctonus pseudotsugae - Douglas-fir beetle
  • Dendroctonus punctatus - Allegheny spruce beetle
  • Dendroctonus rufipennis - spruce beetle
  • Dendroctonus simplex - eastern larch beetle
  • Dendroctonus terebrans - black turpentine beetle
  • Dendroctonus valens - red turpentine beetle

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