Ips typographus L. (Cognato and Sun 2007)
European spruce bark beetle (ESBB)
Europe and Asia (Wood and Bright 1992)
Not currently established in the U.S. (Økland et al. 2011)
Intercepted in packing crates and unprocessed wood items at ports (Haack 2001)
Destructive pest of spruce (Picea spp.) that has caused extensive tree losses in Europe (CABI)
Not currently established
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source.
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. 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.