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Platypodidae

[‚plad·ə′päd·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The ambrosia beetles, a family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Curculionoidea.
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Ambrosia beetle and spider mite populations were low or absent in spring 2016 and 2017, and in summer 2016 and 2017, respectively.
(2010) New combinations in Raffaelea, Ambrosiella, and Hyalorhinocladiella, and four new species from the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus.
Mycobiota associated with the ambrosia beetle Megaplatypus mutatus: threat to poplar plantations.
Efficacy of traps, lures and repellents for Xylosandrus compactus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and other Ambrosia Beetles on Coffea arabica plantations and Acacia koa nurseries in Hawaii.
* The invasive redbay ambrosia beetle spreads laurel wilt disease.
Haack and Petrice (2009) also reported colonization of heat-treated logs and boards of lumber with bark left intact by species of bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and species of long homed beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
The ambrosia beetle, Platypus quercivorus (Coleoptera: Platypodidae), is widely distributed in temperate, subtropical and tropical regions of Asia, where it infests a wide range of host trees.
(2007) Novel aggregation pheromone, (1S,4R)-p-menth-2en-1-ol, of the ambrosia beetle, Platypus quercivorus (Coleoptera: Platypodidae).
Effects of ambrosia beetle attack on Cercis canadensis.
The bark beetles and ambrosia beetles of North and Central America (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), a taxonomic monograph.
"We carry one figure from soft maple that we call ambrosia beetle--others may call it wormy soft maple--mostly because the worm holes are caused by the ambrosia beetle making small holes where ground water and sap from the tree pick up minerals and cause a discoloration, making long streaks of blue and green and orange.
Keywords: Granulate ambrosia beetle, common pine shoot beetle, emerald ash borer, insect activity, ornamental pests