Mandelshtam M.Yu.1, Petrov A.V.2 2022. A new Cryphalus Erichson, 1836 species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) from Sakhalin // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.31. No.2: 159–162 [in English].

1 St. Petersburg State Forest Technical University named after S.M. Kirov, Institutskii per. 5, St. Petersburg 194021, Russia. E-mail:

2 Institute of Forest Science RAS, Sovetskaya st. 21, Uspenskoe, Moscow Region 143030, Russia. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.31.2.11

ABSTRACT. A new species of bark beetle, Cryphalus nataliyae Mandelshtam et Petrov, sp.n. is described and figured. The species, breeding on Picea jezoensis in the neighbourhood of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, southern Sakhalin was previously probably confused with Cryphalus saltuarius Weise, 1891.

KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae, Cryphalini, Cryphalus, new species, bark beetles, taxonomy, conifers, Sakhalin, Russian Far-East.

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