Scolytinae of Louisiana
Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (LSAM)


Pityoborus comatus (Zimmermann)

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Classification:
Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Scolytini: Pityophthorina

Ecology:
Hosts - Pinus sp. This species breeds the the shaded out branches 2-8cm in diameter of healthy, standing Pinus.


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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 804
    
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 1148
Figs. 208-211