camphor shot borer, Xylosandrus mutilatus  (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - 1274032

camphor shot borer
Xylosandrus mutilatus (Blandford, 1894)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: The mature adult male is dwarfed and flightless. The sex ratios in ambrosia beetles can be (10:1) to (30:1) female to male. The males are rarely seen. After mating with the mother beetle or late emerging sisters, the male dies.
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Name: Doug Stone
Organization: Mississippi State University
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Friday, August 27, 2004
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