Scolytinae of Louisiana
Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (LSAM)


Ips avulsus (Eichhoff)
Small Southern Pine Engraver



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Classification:
Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Scolytini: Ipina

Ecology:
This species attacks unthrifty, fallen or cut trees and large limbs. It frequently attacks the tops and large limbs of trees being attacked by Dendroctonus


Additional Resources:
Forest Insect and Disease Leaflet 129 - Ips Bark Beetles in the South
www.Bugwood.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 802  
    
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 689
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