Ambrosiodmus devexulus (Wood, 1978)

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

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Ambrosiodmus devexulus (Wood, 1978)


Ambrosiodmus devexulus (Wood, 1978)  Fig. 2

Xyleborus devexus  Wood, 1977. Preoccupied Schedl 1977.

Xyleborus devexulus  Wood, 1978. Replacement name for X. devexus  Wood.

Xyleborus woodi  Schedl, 1979. Unnecessary replacement name.

Type material.

Holotype female; Homestead, FL; NMNH.


North America: Antilles, United States: Florida.


This species is very similar to A. obliquus  , but it is distinguished by its smaller size, lack of declivital granules, and interstriae 1 not elevated. It is only known from southern Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic.