Scolytinae of Louisiana
Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (LSAM)

Orthotomicus caelatus (Eichhoff)

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Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Scolytini: Ipina

This species attacks the stumps, bole, and limbs of dying trees and slash. It is more common in the lower bole in thick bark.

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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 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 663
Figs. 158, 160