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A Guide to Florida's Common Bark and Ambrosia Beetles1

Craig Bateman and Jiri Hulcr 2



This guide provides an introduction to the biology and identification of Florida's bark and ambrosia beetles.


1. This document is FOR321, one of a series of the School of Forest Resources and Conservation Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date September 2014. Revised March 2017. Reviewed March 2020. Visit the EDIS website at for the currently supported version of this publication.
2. Craig Bateman, PhD student, Entomology and Nematology Department; and Jiri Hulcr, assistant professor, School of Forest Resources and Conservation; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611

Publication #FOR321

Date: 5/27/2020


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