Anisandrus dispar (Fabricius, 1792)

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: 25

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Anisandrus dispar (Fabricius, 1792)


Anisandrus dispar (Fabricius, 1792)  Fig. 5

Apate dispar  Fabricius, 1792.

Bostrichus brevis  Panzer, 1793. Synonymy Eichhoff 1878.

Bostrichus thoracicus  Panzer, 1793. Synonymy Hagedorn 1910.

Scolytus pyri  Peck, 1817. Synonymy Hubbard 1897.

Bostrichus tachygraphus  Sahlberg, 1834. Synonymy Eichhoff 1878.

Bostrichus ratzeburgi  Kolenati, 1846. Synonymy Ferrari 1867.

Anisandrus aequalis  Reitter, 1913. Synonymy Mandelshtam 2001.

Anisandrus swainei  Drake, 1921. Synonymy Wood 1957.

Xyleborus dispar rugulosus  Eggers 1922.

Xyleborus cerasi  Eggers, 1937. Synonymy Schedl 1964.

Xyleborus khinganensis  Murayama, 1943. Synonymy Kní žek 2011.

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Syntypes female; Germaniae; UZMC.


Asia; Europe; North America (introduced): Canada: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario; United States: California, District of Columbia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia.


Representing the first non-native scolytine reported in North America ( Rabaglia et al. 2006), Anisandrus dispar  was likely unintentionally introduced before 1817 ( Wood 1977). Found across North America from southern Canada through northern United States. Similar to A. maiche  but larger.