Ambrosiophilus atratus (Eichhoff, 1875)

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: 23

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.768.24697

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scientific name

Ambrosiophilus atratus (Eichhoff, 1875)
status

 

Ambrosiophilus atratus (Eichhoff, 1875)  Fig. 4

Xyleborus atratus  Eichhoff, 1875.

Type material.

Holotype female; Japan. ZMUH, lost.

Distribution.

Asia; North America (introduced): United States: Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia; Oceania.

Notes.

Ambrosiophilus atratus  was first reported in eastern North America from Georgia, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia ( Atkinson et al. 1990). Differs from A. nodulosus  by the absence of tubercles on the declivity.