Bark-beetle meaning

Any of various small beetles of the subfamily Scolytinae that chew tunnels in the surface wood directly beneath the bark of trees, sometimes causing extensive damage.
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Any of a number of small weevils (family Curculionidae), the larvae and adults of which burrow under the bark of trees, esp. conifers, and feed on the inner bark, sometimes causing extensive damage.
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Any of various beetles, of the subfamily Scolytinae, many of which reproduce in the inner bark of trees.
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