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Scolytus poinari Bright and Poinar 1994 (bark beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 259635

Full reference: D. E. Bright and G. O. Poinar. 1994. Scolytidae and Platypodidae (Coleoptera) from Dominican Republic Amber. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 87(2):170-194

Belongs to Scolytus according to A. A. Legalov 2015

Sister taxa: Scolytus carpini, Scolytus duplicatus, Scolytus intricatus, Scolytus koenigi, Scolytus multistriatus, Scolytus piceae, Scolytus tshernjaki

Type specimen: UCMP C-7-232, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (Poinar coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

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