Scolytodes schwarzi, from here.

Belongs within: Scolytinae.

Scolytodes is an ecologically diverse group of bark beetles found in the American tropics (Wood 1986).

Characters (from Wood 1986): Antennal funicle six-segmented, club small, sutures present or not; eye oval, entire, finely faceted; pronotal asperities fine, if present; summit at middle or indefinite; basal margins of elytra marked by a fine raised line; elytral vestiture hairlike, usually sparse.

<==Scolytodes Ferrari 1867 (see below for synonymy) W86
    |--*S. laevigatus W86
    |--S. afer [=*Cryphalophilus afer] W86
    |--S. atratus [=*Prionosceles atratus] W86
    |--S. culcitatus [=*Epomadius culcitatus] W86
    |--S. glaber [=*Hexacolus glaber] W86
    |--S. levis [=Hexacolus levis; incl. *Ctenophorus laevigatus non Scolytodes laevigatus] W86
    |--S. minutissimus [=*Hexacolinus minutissimus] W86
    |--S. multistriatus W86
    |--S. plumeriae W86
    |--S. schwarzi [=*Erineophilus schwarzi] W86
    `--S. striatus [=*Hylocurosoma striatum] W86

Scolytodes Ferrari 1867 [incl. Cryphalophilus Schedl 1970, Ctenophorus Chapuis 1869, Epomadius Blandford 1897, Erineophilus Hopkins 1902, Hexacolinus Schedl 1963, Hexacolus Eichhoff 1868, Hylocurosoma Eggers 1940, Prionosceles Blandford 1897] W86

*Type species of generic name indicated


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

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