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    Author(s): Yuri Baranchikov; Evgeniy Akulov; Sergey. Astapenko
    Date: 2011
    Source: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 64-65.
    Publication Series: Other
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    Polygraphus proximus Brandford (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) is a common feeder on Far Eastern firs: Abies nephrolepis, A. hollophyll, and A. sachalinensis. Its native range occupies northeastern China, Korea, Japan, Kurile and Sakhalin Islands, and the southern part of the Russian Far East (Primorskiy and Khabarovskiy Krays). The beetle attacks fresh logs and trees, weakened by fires, pathogens, or defoliation.

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    Baranchikov, Yuri; Akulov, Evgeniy; Astapenko, Sergey. 2011. Bark beetle Polygraphus proximus: a new aggressive far eastern invader on Abies species in Siberia and European Russia. In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 64-65.

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