Definition of Genus Dendroctonus
1. Noun. Genus of small bark beetles destructive especially to mature conifers.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Ipidae, Family Scolytidae, Ipidae, Scolytidae
Member holonyms: Dendroctonus Rufipennis, Spruce Bark Beetle
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dendroctonus
Literary usage of Genus Dendroctonus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1914)
"Doctor Hopkins' classical monograph of the genus Dendroctonus, 1909,2 was the first successful attempt to formulate a complete and practical terminology for ..."
2. The Indian Forester (1900)
"... of a bark beetle of the genus Dendroctonus killing the yellow pine, and another of the genus Scolytus doing great damage to living fir trees. ..."
3. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"Hopkins, AD Some notes on tie genus Dendroctonus, [with discussion]. Washington, DC, Proc. Ent. Soc., 5, 1902, (3-4). . ..."
4. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Entomological Section (1901)
"AD HOPKINS is about completing a monograph of the genus Dendroctonus, which which will make one hundred pages. Dr. Hopkins is an authority on the ..."
5. Insects and Human Welfare: An Account of the More Important Relations of by Charles Thomas Brues (1920)
"Some of the larger ones, belonging to the genus Dendroctonus (Fig. 31), attack perfectly robust, healthy trees, but the majority live in weakened, moribund, ..."