Ambrosiodmus obliquus (LeConte, 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: 22

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Ambrosiodmus obliquus (LeConte, 1878)


Ambrosiodmus obliquus (LeConte, 1878)  Fig. 3

Pityophthorus obliquus  LeConte, 1878.

Xyleborus gilvipes  Blandford, 1898. Synonymy Wood 1975.

Ambrosiodmus linderae  Hopkins, 1915. Synonymy Bright 1968.

Xyleborus brasiliensis  Eggers, 1928. Synonymy Wood 1975.

Xyleborus mexicanus  Eggers, 1931. Synonymy Wood 1972.

Xyleborus pseudobrasiliensis  Eggers, 1941. Synonymy Bright 1985.

Xyleborus illepidus  Schedl, 1941. Synonymy Wood 1975.

Xyleborus melanarius  Schedl, 1978. Synonymy Wood 1989.

Type material.

Holotype female; Enterprise, FL; MCZ.


Africa; Central America: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama; North America: Antilles Islands, Mexico, United States: Alabama, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia; South America: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.


Similar to A. devexulus  but with less prominent punctures.