Taxonomic history

Xyleborus eugeniae Eggers, 1930: 183.

Amasa eugeniae (Eggers): Wood and Bright, 1992: 683.


2.8−3.2 mm long (mean = 2.65 mm; n = 5); 2.8−3.2 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by its very elongate body and pronotum when viewed dorsally (type 7); antennal club type 5; and elytral declivital surface shagreened, dull.

May be confused with

Cyclorhipidion amasoides


India (Uttarakhand, West Bengal), Sri Lanka

Host plants

Recorded from two species of Eugenia (Myrtaceae), and Elaeocarpus (Elaeocarpaceae) (Maiti and Saha 2004).

DNA data

Sequences available for COI and CAD.

COI: MN619806

CAD: MN620107