Definition of Spruce bark beetle

1. Noun. Small beetle that likes to bore through the bark of spruce trees and eat the cambium which eventually kills the tree. "The spruce bark beetle is the major tree-killing insect pest of Alaska spruce forests"

Exact synonyms: Dendroctonus Rufipennis
Group relationships: Dendroctonus, Genus Dendroctonus
Generic synonyms: Bark Beetle



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spruce bark beetle (current term)
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spruce gall aphid
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Literary usage of Spruce bark beetle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Protection of Woodlands Against Dangers Arising from Organic and by G. Kauschinger (1893)
"It is, however, found on the Scots Pine and the Larch as well as on the Spruce ; and the often-reported finding of the Spruce bark-beetle on the Larch is ..."

2. Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the Canadian Forestry Association by Canadian Forestry Association (1900)
"The first indication that something is wrong with the spruce tree is the presence of the spruce bark beetle beneath the bark. Another specimen shows the ..."

3. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"... (Douglas fir bark-beetle) and D. obesus (Sitka spruce bark-beetle). In Quebec, New Brunswick and the Fraser Valley large areas of poplar, birch, maple, ..."

4. Insects and Human Welfare: An Account of the More Important Relations of by Charles Thomas Brues (1920)
"More spectacular than the work of the spruce bark-beetle, has been that of the Black Hills beetle (Dendroctonus ponder- OSCE. ..."

5. Insects and Human Welfare: An Account of the More Important Relations of by Charles Thomas Brues (1920)
"More spectacular than the work of the spruce bark-beetle, has been that of the Black Hills beetle (Dendroctonus ponder- OSCB. ..."

6. Insects and Human Welfare: An Account of the More Important Relations of by Charles Thomas Brues (1920)
"More spectacular than the work of the spruce bark-beetle, has been that of the Black Hills beetle ..."

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