Xylosandrus curtulus (Eichhoff, 1869)

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: 46

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Xylosandrus curtulus (Eichhoff, 1869)


Xylosandrus curtulus (Eichhoff, 1869)  Fig. 19

Xyleborus curtulus  Eichhoff, 1869.

Anisandrus zimmermanni  Hopkins, 1915. Synonymy Bright 2014.

Xyleborus curtuloides  Eggers, 1941. Synonymy Wood 1982.

Xyleborus biseriatus  Schedl, 1963. Synonymy Wood 1973.

Xyleborus strumosus  Schedl, 1972. Synonymy Wood 1992.

Type material.

Holotype female: Brazil; IRSNB.


Central America: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama; North America: Antilles, Mexico, United States: Florida; South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela.


This species is currently only known from central and southern Florida in the United States. Distinguished by the dark brown body, the small size, and the hairy and shagreened declivity.