Shamaev A.V. 2021. Illustrated key to bark beetle species of the genus Ips DeGeer (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) of Russia based on their damage to the bark // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.20. No.6: 299–305 [in English].

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doi: 10.15298/euroasentj.20.6.01

ABSTRACT. Each species of the bark beetle genus Ips De Geer imparts typical damage on inner surfaces of bark, in terms of size and pattern, which can be used for species identification of this pest. A key to the identification of Ips species based on an analysis of the type of damage is presented.

KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Scolytinae, bark beetles, Ips, damages, egg gallery systems, larval mines.

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