Xyleborinus attenuatus (Blandford, 1894)

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: 34-36

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Xyleborinus attenuatus (Blandford, 1894)


Xyleborinus attenuatus (Blandford, 1894)  Fig. 13

Xyleborus attenuatus  Blandford, 1894.

Xyleborinus alni  Niisima, 1909. Synonymy Knížek 2011.

Type material.

Holotype female; Nikko, Japan; BMNH.


Asia; Europe (introduced); North America (introduced): Canada: British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec; United States: Maine, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington.


Similar to X. saxesenii  , but can be distinguished by the larger size and the pointed and hooked tubercles on the declivity ( Holzschuh 1994, Hoebeke and Rabaglia 2007).