Definition of Genus Dendroctonus

1. Noun. Genus of small bark beetles destructive especially to mature conifers.

Exact synonyms: Dendroctonus
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Ipidae, Family Scolytidae, Ipidae, Scolytidae
Member holonyms: Dendroctonus Rufipennis, Spruce Bark Beetle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dendroctonus

genus Decumaria
genus Deinocheirus
genus Deinonychus
genus Delairea
genus Delichon
genus Delonix
genus Delphinapterus
genus Delphinium
genus Delphinus
genus Dendranthema
genus Dendraspis
genus Dendroaspis
genus Dendrobium
genus Dendrocalamus
genus Dendrocolaptes
genus Dendroctonus (current term)
genus Dendroica
genus Dendrolagus
genus Dendromecon
genus Denisonia
genus Dennstaedtia
genus Dentaria
genus Deparia
genus Dermacentor
genus Dermatobia
genus Dermochelys
genus Derris
genus Descurainia
genus Desmanthus
genus Desmidium

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). [4831]. ..."

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, ..."

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