Image Number: 5326024

One of the largest Ips species, body length 7-8mm, both sexes have six spines on each side of the elytral declivity, the fourth is the largest and is capitate, the female has a longitudinal stridulatory organ on the upper hind part of the head; Mersin, Camiyayia 1000-1200m, Sept 1996, M. Knizak. 2478QA.
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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: Scolytini: Ipina
Genus: Ips
Subject: Ips sexdentatus (Boerner, 1767)
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Friday, October 12, 2007
Image last updated:
Tuesday, December 11, 2007