Hylurgopinus


Type species

Hylastes rufipes Eichhoff

Adapted from Wood 1982, p. 141-142


Diagnosis

Within the Tomicina, Hylurgopinus can be distinguished from the similar Xylechinus Chapuis by its 7-segmented funicle.


Description

This monospecific genus ranges from 2.2 to 2.5 mm in length and is approximately 2.3 times as long as wide. The color is dark brown. The pronotum is wider than long. The scutellum is small. The declivity is convex with small granules. The vestiture consists of abundant scale-like setae and rows of erect bristles in the elytra and declivity alike. The anterior margin of the compound eye is entire. The scape is usually as long as its 7-segmented funicle. The ovate club has three straight sutures. The procoxae are widely separated.


Distribution

The sole and endemic species Hylorgupinus rufipes occurs east of the Rocky Mountains in temperate North America.


World fauna

Number of species: 1, Native species: 1, Introduced species: 0


Hosts

Fraxinus, Prunus, Tilia, Ulmus