Image Number: 5318056

Adult 9-16 mm long, elytra are purple-brown in new adults, turning reddish brown to dark brown. Elytra have patches of long narrow yellow scales (ensiform) arranged in small groups in short irregular lines; surface is finely punctured. Pronotum has irregular patches of yellow ensiform scales, surface is punctured and wrinkled with a raised central line; shape is broader than long, strongly convex and constricted at the front. Head has 2 small patches of yellow scales; Velence, Hungary, Coll: A. Szitó
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Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Curculionoidea
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Molytinae
Tribe: Hylobiini
Genus: Hylobius
Subject: Hylobius abietis (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Monday, December 3, 2007