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A new species of Scolytus Geoffroy (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae) from Yunnan, China

School of Agricultural Sciences; Jiangxi Agricultural University; Nanchang; Jiangxi; 330045; P. R. China
School of Agricultural Sciences; Jiangxi Agricultural University; Nanchang; Jiangxi; 330045; P. R. China
Institute of Forest Science; Russian Academy of Sciences; Uspenskoe; 143030; Moscow oblast; Russia
Fujian Province Key Laboratory of Plant Virology; College of Plant Protection; Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University; Fuzhou; 350002; P. R. China
Ganzhou Vocational and Technical College; Ganzhou; 341008; P. R. China
School of Agricultural Sciences; Jiangxi Agricultural University; Nanchang; Jiangxi; 330045; P. R. China; Department of Plant Pests and Diseases; Faculty of Agriculture; Universitas Brawijaya; Jl. Veteran; Malang; 65145; Indonesia
Administration of Nabanhe National Nature reserve; Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture; Yunnan; 666100; P. R. China
School of Agricultural Sciences; Jiangxi Agricultural University; Nanchang; Jiangxi; 330045; P. R. China
School of Agricultural Sciences; Jiangxi Agricultural University; Nanchang; Jiangxi; 330045; P. R. China
Coleoptera Scolytus unicornis Scolytus Geoffroy Yunnan China COI 28S CAD bark beetle ColeopteraScolytinae taxonomy DNA


Scolytus unicornis, a new species of Scolytus Geoffroy from Yunnan, China, is described and illustrated. Three DNA barcoding sequences (COI, 28S, CAD) of this species are provided. The new species is distinguished from other Asian Scolytus species by the longitudinal wrinkles on the frons only in the area below the eyes, a large median spine situated in the middle of the ventrite 2 base, and female frons with a slightly raised blunt tubercle above the epistoma.



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