Scolytinae of Louisiana
Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (LSAM)


Micracis swainei Blackman

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Classification:
Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Scolytini: Micracini


Ecology:
Long hair on antennal scape found in females only. This species attacks weakened, unthrifty, or broken branches 2-4cm in diameter.

 

Additional Resources:
A Distributional Checklist of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of 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 588
Figs. 146, 148-150
Wood, S.L. 1986. New synonymy and new species of American bark beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), Part XI. Great Basin Naturalist 46 (2): 265-273.