Definición de bark beetle en inglés:

bark beetle

Silabificación: bark bee·tle

sustantivo

A small wood-boring beetle that tunnels under the bark of trees, which die if heavily infested.
  • Family Scolytidae: many genera and species, including the smaller European elm bark beetle (Scolytus multistriatus), which is responsible for the spread of the fungus that causes Dutch elm disease
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The species have decimated pine tree populations in India and are similar to the bark beetle that has ravaged forests in the western United States.
  • I can imagine an intelligent bark beetle pondering why it is that the oak tree on which it has deposited its eggs is so well suited to their growth.
  • After several years of drought, which may be related to global warming, pine trees have become vulnerable to the bark beetle.

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