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A Resource for Wood Boring Beetles of the World: Wood Boring Beetle Families
Cline A., Ivie, M. A., Bellamy, C. L., Scher, J. (January 2009) A Resource for Wood Boring Beetles of the World: Wood Boring Beetle Families, Lucid v. 3.4. USDA/APHIS/PPQ Center for Plant Health Science and Technology, Montana State University, and California Department of Food and Agriculture.
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Content last modified: February 4, 2011