The Greater European Spruce Beetle

  • Jean-Claude Grégoire
Part of the Population Ecology book series (POPE)


The greater European spruce bark beetle, Dendroctonus micans (Kugelann) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), is, with the Chinese species Dendroctonus armandi Tsai and Li, the only palaearctic representative of its genus. It appears to have moved to Eurasia in relatively recent times, and its closest relative is the Alaskan D. punctatus LeConte, the two species being doubtfully distinct.79


Biological Control Bark Beetle Brood Chamber Brood System Infested Tree 
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  • Jean-Claude Grégoire
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  1. 1.Biologie Animale-C. P. 160Université Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium

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