Image Number: 5325021

Adult 4.0-5.7 mm, black-brown, cylindrical, covered with rather long reddish hairs. The distinctive, dense hairs are thick, notched and branched. The elytral apex is convex with a slight indentation, and without teeth or other armature; Australia: Victoria, Cranbourne, Oct 1945, F.E. Wilson.
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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: Scolytinae
Tribe: Hylesinini: Tomicina
Genus: Hylurgus
Subject: Hylurgus ligniperda (Fabricius, 1787)
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Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Tuesday, December 11, 2007