Ironclad ID: Tool for Diagnosing Ironclad and Cylindrical Bark Beetles (Coleoptera: Zopheridae) of North America north of Mexico
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The authors would like to thank Terrence Walters and Amanda Redford, USDA/APHIS/PPQ/CPHST/ITP and the University of New Mexico, Department of Biology, for funding the development of Ironclad ID.

We thank Richard A.B. Leschen, Paul E. Skelley, and James E. Zablotny for critical suggestions to an earlier version of this tool. Helpful comments and suggestions were also provided by Grey T. Gustafson and Dr. Kelly Miller's Biology 485/585 Entomology class (University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM).

We are especially grateful to the following individuals for facilitating our collections-based research: Max Barclay, Sharon Shute, and Roger Booth (The Natural History Museum), Steven W. Lingafelter (Systematic Entomology Lab / US National Museum), Michael C. Thomas and Paul E. Skelley (Florida State Collection of Arthropods), Thierry Deuve and Azadeh Taghavian (Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle), Adam Ślipiński (CSIRO Entomology, Canberra, Australia), and Richard Leschen (New Zealand Collection of Arthropods).

The following individuals generously loaned specimens and provided support: Thierry Deuve and Azadeh Taghavian (Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France), Steve Lingafelter, Norm Woodley, Warren Steiner, Gary Hevel and David Furth (US National Museum/Smithsonian Institution), Paul Skelley and Mike Thomas (FSCA, Gainesville, FL), Max Barclay and Roger Booth (BMNH, London, UK), Adam Ślipiński (CSIRO Entomology, Canberra, Australia), Mike Ulyshen (UGCA, Athens, GA), Dave Lightfoot and Sandy Brantley (MSB, Albuquerque, NM), Andy Cline (CDFA, Sacramento, CA), Rich Leschen (Landcare Research, Auckland, New Zealand), Mike Ivie (Montana State University, Bozeman, MT), Joe McHugh (University of Georgia, Athens, GA), Ken Karns (Columbus, Ohio), Richard Buss (Albuquerque, NM), and Heather L. Paulsen (University of New Mexico).

Roy Larimer (Visionary Digital) provided support for the BK Plus and Passport imaging systems.

Matt Taylor and Damian Barnier ( provided software support.


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