Hylesinus varius (Fabricius, 1775)
(ash bark beetle)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesHylesinus varius (ash bark beetle)
GenusHylesinus (a genus of beetles)
FamilyCURCULIONIDAE (weevils)
SuperfamilyCURCULIONOIDEA (weevils and allied beetles)
Series Cucujiformia (a group of beetles)
SuborderPOLYPHAGA (mainly terrestrial beetles)
OrderCOLEOPTERA (beetles)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Hylesinus varius (Ash Bark Beetle) :
1: Hylesinus varius (Ash Bark Beetle)
19 May 2004 OSGR: SX47 50° 30' N, 4° 10' W Vice County: South Devon (VC 3) England
Larval tunnels under bark of dead Ash branch
Image 1: As found - close-upImage 2: As found - close-up (2)Image 3: As found - close-up (3)Image 4: Bark removed - close-up
2: Hylesinus varius (Ash Bark Beetle)
4 Feb 2001 OSGR: SU57 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
galleries in surface of heartwood of felled Ash trunk
Image 1: Larval galleriesImage 2: Larval galleries (2)Image 3: Larval galleries (3)Image 4: Larval galleries (4)Image 5: Larval galleries (5)

Hylesinus varius (Ash Bark Beetle) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Hylesinus varius (Ash Bark Beetle)
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