Xyleborus volvulus (Fabricius, 1775)

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: 44

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Xyleborus volvulus (Fabricius, 1775)


Xyleborus volvulus (Fabricius, 1775)  Fig. 18

Bostrichus volvulus  Fabricius, 1775.

Xyleborus torquatus  Eichhoff, 1868. Synonymy Wood 1960.

Xyleborus alternans  Eichhoff, 1869. Synonymy Eggers 1929.

Xyleborus badius  Eichhoff, 1869. Synonymy Wood 1960.

Xyleborus interstitialis  Eichhoff, 1878. Synonymy Wood 1982.

Xyleborus guanajuatensis  Dugès, 1887. Synonymy Wood 1983.

Xyleborus hubbardi  Hopkins, 1915. Synonymy Schedl 1952.

Xyleborus schwarzi  Hopkins, 1915. Synonymy Bright 1968.

Xyleborus rileyi  Hopkins, 1915. Synonymy Bright 1968.

Xyleborus grenadensis  Hopkins, 1915. Synonymy Wood 1972.

Xyleborus continentalis  Eggers, 1920. Synonymy Beaver 2011.

Xyleborus silvestris  Beeson, 1929. Synonymy Wood 1989.

Xyleborus vagabundus  Schedl, 1948. Synonymy Wood 1972.

Xyleborus granularis  Schedl, 1950. Synonymy Wood 1989.

Type material.

Lectotype female; "America ligno Dom v. Rohr (presumably Cuba)"; UZMC.


Africa; Asia; Central America: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama; North America: Antilles, Mexico, United States: Florida, Hawaii; Oceania; South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Fr. Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad, Uruguay, Venezuela.


Distinguished by the slightly convex to flattened declivity bearing prominent tubercles of varying sizes.