larger pine shoot beetle, Tomicus piniperda  (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - 2165079

larger pine shoot beetle
Tomicus piniperda (Linnaeus, 1758)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: dorsal view; adults are brown to black, 3.5 to 4.8 mm long, and similar to T. minor; they differ from Dendroctonus in that the funicle of the antenna is composed of six antennomeres; Tomicus piniperda can be distinguished from other members of the genus by the smooth second elytral interval on the declivity; Bohemia C., Stark & Bolestav, 22 May 1994, M. Knizek & det M. Knizek
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Image view: Dorsal / Abaxial / Back
Image location: Museum Victoria , Australia

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Country: Australia

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