bark beetle, Pityokteines spinidens  (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - 5327022

bark beetle
Pityokteines spinidens (Reitter, 1894)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Males of P. spinidens are 2-3 mm long, and females are 2-2.6 mm in length. Looks similar to P. curvidens, but differs in the first tooth on the elytral declivity which is not pointed upward. Hair on the base of elytrae of females is twice longer than on frons. The body is cylindrical, brown.
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Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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Country: Australia

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