Xyleborinus gracilis (Eichhoff, 1868)

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

publication ID


publication LSID


persistent identifier


treatment provided by

ZooKeys by Pensoft

scientific name

Xyleborinus gracilis (Eichhoff, 1868)


Xyleborinus gracilis (Eichhoff, 1868)  Fig. 13

Xyleborus gracilis  Eichhoff, 1868.

Xyleborus aspericauda  Eggers, 1941. Synonymy Bright 1985.

Xyleborus neogracilis  Schedl, 1954. Synonymy Bright 1985.

Xyleborus schoenherri  Schedl, 1981. Synonymy Bright 2014.

Type material.

Lectotype; Brasilia; NMNH.


Africa; Central America: Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama; North America: Mexico, United States: Florida, Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas; South America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela.


Distinguished from other Xyleborinus  by the blunt tubercles of declivital interstriae 3.