Image Number: 5318056

Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
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, 7-12.vi.2004. Coll: A. Szitó
Image type:
Museum
Image view:
Dorsal / Abaxial / Back

You must attribute the work in the manner specified (but not in any way that suggests endorsement). You may not use this work for commercial purposes unless permission is granted by the photographer or copyright owner.

Image location:
Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

Subject

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)
Node Affiliation:
Image uploaded:
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Monday, December 3, 2007