Xyleborinus andrewesi (Blandford, 1896)

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

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Xyleborinus andrewesi (Blandford, 1896)


Xyleborinus andrewesi (Blandford, 1896)  Fig. 13

Xyleborus andrewesi  Blandford, 1896.

Xyleborus persphenos  Schedl, 1970. Synonymy Beaver and Brownie 1978.

Xyleborus insolitus  Bright, 1972. Synonymy Bright 1985.

Cryptoxyleborus gracilior  Browne, 1984. Synonymy Beaver 1995.

Type material.

Holotype female; India; BMHN.


Africa; Asia; North America (introduced): Antilles, United States: Florida, Hawaii; Oceania.


Xyleborinus andrewesi  was first reported in the US from Lee County, Florida ( Okins and Thomas 2010). Distinguished by the narrow, strongly convergent (as opposed to rounded) posterior margin of elytra.