Cyclorhipidion pelliculosum (Eichhoff, 1878)

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: 30

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Cyclorhipidion pelliculosum (Eichhoff, 1878)


Cyclorhipidion pelliculosum (Eichhoff, 1878)  Fig. 8

Xyleborus pelliculosus  Eichhoff, 1878.

Xyleborus seiryorensis  Murayama, 1930. Synonymy Kní žek 2011.

Xyleborus quercus  Kurenzov, 1948. Synonymy Kní žek 2011.

Xyleborus starki  Nunberg, 1956. Synonymy Kní žek 2011.

Type material.

Syntypes female; Japan; ZMUH, lost.


Asia; North America (introduced): United States: Delaware, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia.


Cyclorhipidion pelliculosum  was first documented in the US from Pennsylvania in 1987 and from Maryland in 1989 ( Atkinson et al. 1990). Distinguished from other Cyclorhipidion  in North America by the larger size and the blackish brown color.