Scolytinae of Louisiana
Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (LSAM)


Dendroctonus terebrans (Olivier)
Black Turpentine Beetle

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Classification:
Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Hylesinini: Tomicina

Ecology:
This species is a secondary enemy of pines, usually attacking stumps greater than 4 inches in diameter of cut, injured, or weakened trees.


Additional Resources:
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Forestry
ForestPests.org


Bibliography

Publication Notes        
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. AMERICAN BEETLES. Volume 2. Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL. xiv + 861 pp. Page 800  
    
Wood, S.L. 1982. The bark and ambrosia beetles of North and Central America (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), a taxonomic monograph. Great Basin Naturalist Memoirs 6: 1- 1356. Page 179
Figs. 71,72