Hylurgops rugipennis pinifex, photographed by Tom Murray.

Belongs within: Hylesininae.

Hylurgops is a Holarctic genus of monogamous bark beetles breeding in phloem tissues of Pinaceae (Wood 1986).

Characters (from Wood 1986): Pronotum usually constricted anteriorly, usually about equal numbers of small and large punctures intermixed on disc; striae 10 obsolete behind level of posterior coxae, only striae 9 continuing caudad; third tarsal segments broad, bilobed.

<==Hylurgops LeConte 1876 (see below for synonymy) W86
    |--H. rugipennis W86
    |    |--H. r. rugipennis W86
    |    `--*H. r. pinifex [=Hylastes pinifex] W86
    |--H. dubius [=*Myelophilites dubius] W86
    |--H. electrinus [=*Hylesinites electrinus] W86
    |--H. glabratus JKW03
    |--*Hylescierites’ granulatus Schedl 1947 W86
    |--H. palliatus JKW03
    |--H. planirostris Wood & Bright 1992 D09
    `--H. schellwieni [=*Hylastites schellwieni] W86

Hylurgops LeConte 1876 [incl. Hylastites Hagedorn 1907, Hylescierites Schedl 1947, Hylesinites Germar 1813, Myelophilites Hagedorn 1907] W86

*Type species of generic name indicated


[D09] Davis, S. R. 2009. Morphology of Baridinae and related groups (Coleoptera, Curculionidae). ZooKeys 10: 1-136.

[JKW03] Jacobs, K., T. Kirisits & M. J. Wingfield. 2003. Taxonomic re-evaluation of three related species of Graphium, based on morphology, ecology and phylogeny. Mycologia 95 (4): 714-727.

[W86] Wood, S. L. 1986. A reclassification of the genera of Scolytidae (Coleoptera). Great Basin Naturalist Memoirs 10: 1-126.

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