Ambrosiodmus minor (Stebbing, 1909)

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: 20-22

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Ambrosiodmus minor (Stebbing, 1909)


Ambrosiodmus minor (Stebbing, 1909)  Fig. 2

Phloeosinus minor  Stebbing, 1909.

Xyleborus crassus  Hagedorn, 1910. Synonymy Schedl 1962.

Type material.

Syntypes female; Assam: labeled Kochujan, printed as Goalpara Sal Forests; FRI.


Asia; North America (introduced): United States: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi.


The first collection in North America of A. minor  was in Florida in 2011 ( Rabaglia and Okins 2011). Similar to A. lewisi  but with tubercles on declivital interstriae 2 not distinctly larger than those on other interstriae.