Anisandrus obesus (LeConte, 1868)

Gomez, Demian F., Rabaglia, Robert J., Fairbanks, Katherine E. O. & Hulcr, Jiri, 2018, North American Xyleborini north of Mexico: a review and key to genera and species (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae), ZooKeys 768, pp. 19-68: 26

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Anisandrus obesus (LeConte, 1868)


Anisandrus obesus (LeConte, 1868)  Fig. 5

Xyleborus obesus  LeConte, 1868.

Xyleborus serratus  Swaine, 1910. Synonymy Hopkins 1915.

Anisandrus populi  Swaine, 1917. Synonymy Schedl 1964.

Type material.

Lectotype female; Virginia; MCZ.


North America: Canada: New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec; United States: Connecticut, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.


Distinguished from other Anisandrus  by the presence of a series of tubercles on the posterolateral margin of the declivity.