American Journal of Entomology

Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2024

  • Research Article

    Rapid Identification of the Spruce Bark Beetle Ips typographus (Linnaeus) Basing on a New Amplification and Analysis Platform

    Wang Jiaying, Cui Junxia, Yan Shuyi, Liu Li, Chen Xianfeng*

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2024
    Pages: 60-67
    Received: 23 May 2024
    Accepted: 7 June 2024
    Published: 8 July 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.aje.20240803.11
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    Abstract: Insects, one of the major disturbance agents, are regarded as a big challenge to forests. Bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) are among the most destructive pests around the world. The European spruce bark beetle I. typographus (Linnaeus) is considered the most dangerous species to mature spruce forests throughout Eurasia. In order... Show More