Species named as new to science include: Conophthorus michoacanae, C. teocotum, Hylesinus aztecus (Mexico), Phloeocleptus punctatus (Costa Rica), Pseudothysanoes atomus (Venezuela), P. leechi (California), Pityogenes mexicanus, Araptus speciosus, Amphicranus spectus (Mexico), and Xyleborus praestans (Panama). Also reported are the first records of the notorious Xylosandrus compactus (Eichhoff) from South America (Brazil), and the first American records of Xyleborus fornicatus Eichhoff (Panama) and X. validus Eichhoff (New York and Pennsylvania).
Wood, Stephen L.
"New American bark beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), with two recently introduced species,"
Great Basin Naturalist: Vol. 40
, Article 4.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/gbn/vol40/iss4/4