Xyleborus ferrugineus (Fabricius, 1801)

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: 39

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Xyleborus ferrugineus (Fabricius, 1801)


Xyleborus ferrugineus (Fabricius, 1801)  Fig. 15

Bostrichus ferrugineus  Fabricius, 1801.

Tomicus trypanaeoides  Wollaston, 1867. Synonymy Schedl 1960.

Xyleborus fuscatus  Eichhoff, 1868. Synonymy Schedl 1960.

Xyleborus confusus  Eichhoff, 1868. Synonymy Schedl 1957.

Xyleborus retusicollis  Zimmermann, 1868. Synonymy Bright 1968.

Xyleborus amplicollis  Eichhoff, 1869. Synonymy Schedl 1960.

Xyleborus insularis  Sharp, 1885. Synonymy Schedl 1960.

Xyleborus tanganus  Hagedorn, 1910. Synonymy Schedl 1960.

Xyleborus soltaui  Hopkins, 1915. Synonymy Bright 1968.

Xyleborus nyssae  Hopkins, 1915. Synonymy Schedl 1960.

Xyleborus hopkinsi  Beeson, 1929. Synonymy Schedl 1960.

Xyleborus argentinensis  Schedl, 1931. Synonymy Schedl 1960.

Xyleborus rufopiceus  Eggers, 1932. Synonymy Wood 1989.

Xyleborus schedli  Eggers, 1934. Synonymy Schedl 1960.

Xyleborus nesianus  Beeson, 1940. Synonymy Beaver 1991.

Xyleborus notatus  Eggers, 1941. Synonymy Schedl 1960.

Xyleborus subitus  Schedl, 1948. Synonymy Schedl 1960.

Type material.

Lectotype female; "America meridionali"; UZMC.


Africa (introduced); Asia; Central America: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama; North America: Antilles, Canada: Ontario, Mexico, United States: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia; Oceania (introduced); South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Fr. Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad, Uruguay, Venezuela.


This species was removed from synonymy with X. bispinatus  by Kirkendall and Jordal (2006). It is distinguished from X. bispinatus  by the smaller size, discal interstrial setae sparse or absent, and by its light orange to reddish brown color ( Atkinson et al. 2013).