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The most ancient bark beetle known: a new tribe, genus and species from Lebanese amber (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae)
Abstract Cylindrobrotus pectinatusgen. et sp.n., a new scolytine species from Cretaceous Lebanese amber, is described. A new tribe, Cylindrobrotini trib.n., is proposed for this unique species, whichExpand
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Host specificity of temperate and tropical animals
Many groups of animals show a gradient of increasing species richness from polar to equatorial regions1,2. Theory3,4 suggests that species should be more specialised ecologically in the tropics. MostExpand
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Intraspecific Competition among Bark Beetle Larvae (Coleoptera: Scolytidae)
This paper is concerned with three species of bark beetle Scolytus scolytus (F.), S. multistriatus (Marsham) and Tomicus piniperda (L.). The first two species breed in elm trees (Ulmus spp.) and areExpand
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A review of the Oriental species of Scolytoplatypus Schaufuss (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae)
We review the Oriental species of Scolytoplatypus Schaufuss, and provide keys to both males and females. The importance at specific level of the characters of the male prosternum is stressed. TheExpand
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New synonymy, new combinations and taxonomic notes on Scolytidae and Platypodidae (Insecta: Coleoptera)
New synonymy is proposed as follows: Scolytidae: Cyrtogenius elongatissimus WOOD (= Cyrtogenius longipennis BROWNE). Platypodidae: Platypus gracilis BROUN (= Platypus denticulatus BROWNE). TheExpand
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A Review of the Ambrosia Beetle Genus Cryptoxyleborus Schedl (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)
Abstract The species of the Oriental and Papuasian genus Cryptoxyleborus Schedl in the Scolytine tribe Xyleborini are reviewed. Two new species, C. cuneatus and C. mawdsleyi are described from BruneiExpand
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New synonymy and taxonomic changes in Oriental and Australasian Scolytidae and Platypodidae ( Insecta : Coleoptera )
New synonymy is proposed as follows: Scolytidae: Coptodryas reddens (SAMPSON) (= Xyleborus tuberculosus BROWNE), Hyledius vilis (BLANDFORD) (= Phloeosinus nanus BROWNE), Xyleborinus andrewesiExpand
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A review of the genus Immanus Hulcr amp; Cognato with a key to species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborini).
The four species currently placed in the genus Immanus Hulcr and Cognato are reviewed. Immanus papuanus Beaver, Sittichaya Liu sp. n. is described. The following new synonymy is proposed: ImmanusExpand
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