Scolytinae of Louisiana
Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (LSAM)

Micracis swainei Blackman

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Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Scolytini: Micracini

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


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.