Xyleborus celsus 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: 37-39

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Xyleborus celsus Eichhoff, 1868


Xyleborus celsus Eichhoff, 1868  Fig. 15

Xyleborus biographus  LeConte, 1868. Synonymy Eichhoff 1878.

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Syntypes female; "America boreali". ZMUH, lost.


North America: Canada: Ontario, United States: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia.


This species is distinguished by its large size and its two pairs of large pointed tubercles on declivital interstriae 1.