Ecological and Environmental Change Research Group


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Bark beetle ecology

Phylogeography, ecological genetics, and taxonomy of bark beetles


Introduction to bark beetles - gives basic information and illustrations of a few bark beetles


Key papers

Sauvard, D., M. Branco, M. Faccoli, F. Lakatos, and L. R. Kirkendall. 2010. Weevils and bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Chapter 8.2. In: Roques A, Kenis M, Lees D, Lopez-Vaamonde C, Rabitsch W, Rasplus J-Y and Roy DB, eds. Alien Terrestrial Arthropods of Europe. BioRisk 4(1): 219-266. Doi: 210.3897/biorisk.3894.3864 

Kirkendall, L. R., and M. Faccoli. 2010. Bark beetles and pinhole borers (Curculionidae, Scolytinae, Platypodinae) alien to Europe. In: Cognato AI, Knížek M (Eds) Sixty years of discovering scolytine and platypodine diversity: A tribute to Stephen L. Wood. ZooKeys 56:227-251.

Cai, Y. W., X. Y. Cheng, R. M. Xu, D. H. Duan, and L. R. Kirkendall. 2008. Genetic diversity and biogeography of red turpentine beetle Dendroctonus valens in its native and invasive regions. Insect Science 15:291-301.