Xyleborinus octiesdentatus (Murayama, 1931)

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: 36

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Xyleborinus octiesdentatus (Murayama, 1931)


Xyleborinus octiesdentatus (Murayama, 1931)  Fig. 14

Xyleborus octiesdentatus  Murayama, 1931.

Type material.

Holotype; Kannanri, Korea; NMNH.


Asia; North America (introduced): Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina.


Xyleborinus octiesdentatus  was reported for the first time from North America based on specimens from Alabama and Louisiana ( Rabaglia et al. 2010). Distinguished from other Xyleborinus  by the 4 pairs of long, pointed spines increasing in size towards apex, on interstriae 3.