bark beetle definition

  • noun:
    • Any of different small cylindrical beetles for the family members Scolytidae that burrrow across the area timber directly under the bark of woods, causing substantial damage.
    • some of different beetles, for the subfamily Scolytinae, many of which reproduce in internal bark of woods
    • A member of the coleopterous family Scolytidæ, nearly all of which make burrows between the bark and the wood of woody plants.
    • Xyleborus pyri, a scolytid beetle which perforates the bark associated with apple and pear. Also known as apple shot-borer.
    • little beetle that bores tunnels within the bark and lumber of woods; linked to weevils
    • any one of various tiny cylindrical beetles for the household Scolytidae that burrrow across the area wood right underneath the bark of trees, causing extensive harm.
    • some of various beetles, associated with subfamily Scolytinae, some of which reproduce within the internal bark of woods
    • A member of the coleopterous family Scolytidæ, nearly all of which make burrows between the bark and the wood of woody plants.
    • Xyleborus pyri, a scolytid beetle which perforates the bark regarding the apple and pear. Also known as apple shot-borer.
    • small beetle that bores tunnels when you look at the bark and wood of woods; related to weevils
  • others:
    • a tiny beetle of numerous species (household Scolytidæ), that the larval state bores under or in the bark of trees, often doing great damage.
    • A small beetle of many species (family Scolytidæ), that the larval state bores under or in the bark of woods, usually performing great damage.

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