Dendroctonus murrayanae Hopkins, 1909a — Overview

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The frons has fine punctures with sparse granules. The pronotum has coarse punctures. Has a narrow epistomal process. The declivity is steep and convex. The striae on the declivity are weak impressions and have minute punctures on the declivity. This species has distinct male genitalia. Size ranges from 5.0 mm to 7.3 mm. Pronotum is dark brown and elytra are reddish brown. The distinct punctures on the frons and pronotum allow it to be distinguished from D. punctatus. The distinct frons, male genitalia and galleries distinguish it from D. rufipennis.


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