European Spruce Bark Beetle
Europe and Asia (Wood and Bright 1992)
Not currently established in the U.S. (Økland et al. 2011)
Destructive pest of spruce (Picea spp.) that has caused extensive tree losses in Europe (CABI)
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European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.
Michigan State University. Integrated Pest Management Program.
CABI. Invasive Species Compendium. Ips typographus. CAB International. [Accessed Nov 24, 2015].
Cognato, A.I., and J.H. Sun. 2007. DNA based cladograms augment the discovery of a new Ips species from China (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) Cladistics 23(6):539-551.
Haack, R.A. 2001. Intercepted Scolytidae at U.S. ports of entry: 1985-2000 (PDF | 195 KB). Integrated Pest Management Reviews 6(3):253-282.
Økland, B., N. Erbilgin, O. Skarpaas, E. Christiansen, and B. Långström. 2011. Inter-species interactions and ecosystem effects of non-indigenous invasive and native tree-killing bark beetles. Biological Invasions 13(5):1151-1164.
Wood, S.L. and D.E. Bright. 1992. A catalog of Scolytidae and Platypodidae (Coleoptera). Part 2: taxonomic index. Great Basin Naturalist Memoirs 13:835-1557.