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Hylastinus obscurus (Marsham, 1803)
Family: Scolytidae
Size: 2,3 mm (2,0 to 2,8 mm)
Distribution: Europe, Caucasus, North Africa, Canary Islands, introduced to North America
Ecology: development in the roots of Leguminosae (Cytisus, Trifolium, Medicago, Melilotus)
Location: England
leg.det. P.Harwood, II.1921
Coll. Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Photo: U.Schmidt, 2014