Walnut Twig Beetle (pityophthorus juglandis blackman) (coleoptera: curculionidae: scolytinae)

  • Authors: Mayfield, Albert E.; Lambdin, P.L.
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Publication Series: Book Chapter
  • Source: In: FHTET-2013-2, The Use of Classical Biological Control to Preserve Forests in North American, Roy Van Driesche and Richard Reardon, eds. 321-330. 10 p.


The walnut twig beetle, Pityophthorus juglandis Blackman (Scolytini: Pityophthorina), was initially described by Blackamn (1928) from specimens collected on black walnut (Juglans nigra L.) in Lone Mountain, New Mexico and Paradise, Arizona (Blackman, 1928; Cranshaw, 2011; LaBonte and rabaglia, 2012). There are no synonyms in the literature.

  • Citation: Mayfield, Albert E., III; Lambdin, P.L. 2014. Walnut Twig Beetle (pityophthorus juglandis blackman) (coleoptera: curculionidae: scolytinae). In: Roy Van Driesche and Richard Reardon (eds.), The use of classical biological control to preserve forests in North America. FHTET-2013-12. USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA. 321-330. 10 p.
  • Keywords: Walnut twig beetle
  • Posted Date: March 30, 2015
  • Modified Date: March 31, 2015
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