Xyleborus pfeilii (Ratzeburg, 1837)

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: 41-42

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.768.24697

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scientific name

Xyleborus pfeilii (Ratzeburg, 1837)
status

 

Xyleborus pfeilii (Ratzeburg, 1837)  Fig. 17

Bostrichus pfeilii  Ratzeburg, 1837.

Bostrichus alni  Mulsant & Rey, 1856. Synonymy Hagedorn 1910.

Xyleborus vicarius  Eichhoff, 1875. Synonymy Schedl 1963.

Xyleborus adumbratus  Blandford, 1894.Synonymy Schedl 1963.

Type material.

Syntypes female; "im Lüneburgschen und in Bayern"; not located, if extant, probably in SDEI.

Distribution.

Africa; Asia; Europe; North America (introduced): Canada: British Columbia; United States: Maryland, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington; South America: Brazil.

Notes.

Xyleborus pfeilii  was first detected in North America in Maryland in 1992 ( Vandenberg et al. 2000) and in Oregon in 1997-98 ( Mudge et al. 2001). Distinguished from X. volvulus  by its larger size. Wood and Bright (1992) suggest that this species may be a synonym of X. volvulus  .