Scolytinae of Louisiana
Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (LSAM)

Hypothenemus eruditus Westwood

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Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Scolytini: Cryphalina

Sever hundred host species are known. This species has been reported to breed in the cover of a book, in the fruiting bodies of fungi, fruiting stocks of grass, weeds, etc.

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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 804  
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 900
Figs. 192-194