Scolytinae of Louisiana
Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (LSAM)


Ips grandicollis (Eichhoff)
Eastern Five-Spined Engraver

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Classification:
Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Scolytini: Ipina

Ecology:
Hosts Pinus spp. This species breeds in thick barked fallen trees or logs, as well as smaller limbs.


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Pine Bark Beetles in Florida

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 699
Figs. 170-171