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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scolytus, genus Scolytusnoun

    type genus of the Scolytidae comprising numerous small bark beetles


  1. Scolytus

    Scolytus is a genus of bark beetles (subfamily Scolytinae). It includes several species notorious for destroying trees in the forests. The Dutch elm disease is spread in North America by two species : the native elm bark beetle, Hylurgopinus rufipes, and the European elm bark beetle, Scolytus multistriatus. In Europe, while the aforementioned Scolytus multistriatus again acts as vector for infection, it is much less effective than the large elm bark beetle Scolytus scolytus.


  1. scolytus

    Scolytus is a genus of beetles in the family Curculionidae, commonly known as bark beetles. They are known for boring into the bark of trees, particularly elm and fruit trees, and can cause significant damage to forests and lumber industries. Some species are also vectors of plant diseases.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scolytus

    skol′i-tus, n. typical genus of Scolyt′idæ, a family of bark beetles.—adj. Scol′ytoid. [Gr. skolyptein, to strip.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scolytus in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scolytus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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