Scolytus Geoffroy 1762 (bark beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

Alternative spelling: Scolyta

Synonyms: Eccoptogaster Herbst 1793, Ekkoptogaster Herbst 1793

Full reference: E. L. Geoffroy. 1762. Histoire Abregée des Insectes qui se Trouvent aux Environs de Paris, Tome Premier 1-523

Parent taxon: Scolytini according to G. O. Poinar and A. A. Legalov 2019

See also Bouchard et al. 2011, Geoffroy 1762, Herbst 1793, Latreille 1796, Latreille 1802, Legalov 2015, Müller 1776, Petrov and Zherikhin 2000, Schaeffer 1766 and Wood and Bright 1992

Sister taxon: Cnemonyx

Subtaxa: Scolytus carpini Scolytus duplicatus Scolytus intricatus Scolytus koenigi Scolytus multistriatus Scolytus piceae Scolytus poinari Scolytus tshernjaki

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• Quaternary of Greenland (2 collections), the United Kingdom (4), United States (5: Colorado, Wisconsin)

• Pliocene of Germany (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), France (1)

Total: 14 collections including 15 occurrences

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