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Anyone know where this species name for the European spruce bark beetle comes from?
No idea, but inquiring minds want to know!
The only thing I can find about this:
So it looks like that
It is for the paths resembling the typographical matrix that the beetle is called "typographer".
"Typographical matrix"? As in, the distribution mechanism on a Linotype?
I guess its larvae can actually be called "bookworms" :D
At least, then, they're not the rather infamous .303 bookworm.