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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Superfamilia: Curculionoidea

Familia: Curculionidae
Subfamilia: Scolytinae
Tribus: Hylastini
Genus: Hylastes
Species: H. ambiguus – H. anatolicus – H. angustatus – H. ater – H. attenuatus – H. batnensis – H. brunneus – H. cunicularius – H. gergeri – H. linearis – H. lowei – H. opacus – H. parallelus – H. plumbeus – H. substriatus – H. techangensis


Hylastes Erichson, 1836

Type species

Bostrichus ater Paykull, 1800, by subsequent designation by Westwood (1838: 39)


Alonso-Zarazaga, M.A.; Lyal, C.H.C. 2009: A catalogue of family and genus group names in Scolytinae and Platypodinae with nomenclatural remarks (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Zootaxa, 2258: 1–134. Abstract & excerpt


Bark beetle of the genus Hylastes (Scolytidae)

Hylastes is a genus of crenulate bark beetles in the family Curculionidae. There are more than 90 described species in Hylastes.[1][2][3]
Hylastes opacus


These 91 species belong to the genus Hylastes:

Hylastes alni Niisima, 1909
Hylastes alternans Chapuis, 1869
Hylastes ambiguus Blandford, 1894c
Hylastes americanus Wickham & H.F., 1913
Hylastes anatolicus Pfeffer (Knízek & Pfeffer in), 1994c
Hylastes angustatus (Herbst & J.F.W., 1793)
Hylastes angusticollis Eggers, 1929c
Hylastes asper Swaine & J.M., 1917
Hylastes asperatus Wood, 1975
Hylastes ater Erichson, 1836
Hylastes aterites Schedl, 1947
Hylastes aterrimus Eggers
Hylastes attenuatus Erichson, 1836
Hylastes batnensis Brisout & C., 1883
Hylastes bonvouloiri Chapuis, 1869
Hylastes brunneus Erichson, 1836
Hylastes canadensis Blackman, 1941
Hylastes carbonarius Fitch, 1858
Hylastes clavus Wollaston, 1854
Hylastes contractus Chapuis, 1869
Hylastes corticiperda Erichson, 1836
Hylastes cristatus Mannerheim, 1853
Hylastes criticus Eichhoff, 1868c
Hylastes cunicularius Erichson, 1836
Hylastes exilis Chapuis, 1869
Hylastes fallax Wichmann & H.E., 1911a
Hylastes flavicornis Lindberg & Har., 1950
Hylastes flohri Wood, 1966b
Hylastes fulgidus Blackman, 1941
Hylastes gergeri Eggers, 1911a
Hylastes gracilis LeConte, 1868
Hylastes granosus Chapuis, 1869
Hylastes granulatus LeConte, 1868
Hylastes graphus Letzner (Duftschmidt in), 1891
Hylastes himalabietis Beeson, 1961
Hylastes himalayensis Stebbing & E.P., 1909
Hylastes humilis Blanchard, 1851
Hylastes imitator Reitter, 1900
Hylastes incomptus Blandford, 1897a
Hylastes interstitialis Chapuis, 1875
Hylastes lifuanus Fauvel, 1872
Hylastes linearis Erichson, 1836
Hylastes longicollis Swaine, 1918
Hylastes longifoliae Stebbing & E.P., 1908b
Hylastes longipennis Blandford
Hylastes longipilus Reitter, 1894a
Hylastes longus Leconte, 1876
Hylastes lowei Paiva, 1861b
Hylastes macer LeConte, 1868 (root-feeding bark beetle)
Hylastes mexicanus Wood, 1967
Hylastes minutus Blackman, 1941
Hylastes niger Wood, 1974a
Hylastes nigrinus LeConte, 1868 (Douglas fir root bark beetle)
Hylastes nitidus Swaine & J.M., 1917
Hylastes obscurus Chapuis, 1875
Hylastes opacus Erichson, 1836
Hylastes parallelus Chapuis, 1875
Hylastes parvus Blackman, 1941
Hylastes peregrinus Chapuis, 1869
Hylastes piceae Pfeffer, 1944b
Hylastes pinicola Bedel, 1888b
Hylastes planirostris Chapuis, 1869
Hylastes plumbeus Blandford, 1894d
Hylastes porculus Erichson, 1836
Hylastes porosus LeConte, 1868
Hylastes pumilus Mannerheim, 1843
Hylastes pupillatus Hansen, V. (Eggers in), 1955
Hylastes pusillus Blackman, 1941
Hylastes retifer Wood, 1982a
Hylastes rotundicollis Reitter, 1894a
Hylastes ruber Swaine, 1915
Hylastes rufipes Eichhoff, 1868c
Hylastes salebrosus Eichhoff, 1868
Hylastes scaber Swaine & J.M., 1917
Hylastes scabripennis Zimmermann, 1868
Hylastes scandinavieus Lekander, 1965b
Hylastes scobinosus Eichhoff, 1868c
Hylastes septentrionalis Eggers, 1923b
Hylastes simplex Rey, 1892b
Hylastes subalpinus Eggers, 1940h
Hylastes subopacus Blackman, 1941
Hylastes substriatus Strohmeyer & H
Hylastes suspectus Bright, 1972d
Hylastes swainei Eggers, 1934b
Hylastes techangensis Tsai & Huang, 1964a
Hylastes tenuis Eichhoff, 1868
Hylastes variegatus Blandford, 1897a
Hylastes variolosus Perris, 1852
Hylastes vastans Chapuis, 1869
Hylastes webbi Blackman, 1941
Hylastes yukonis Fall, 1926


"Hylastes Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
"Hylastes". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-24.

"Hylastes genus Information". Retrieved 2019-09-24.

Further reading

O'Brien, Charles W.; Wibmer, Guillermo J. (1982). "Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea)" (PDF). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2013). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 7: Curculionoidea I. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-26093-1.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2013). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 8: Curculionoidea II. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-25916-4.

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