Taxonomic history

Xyleborus geminatus Hagedorn, 1904: 126.

Amasa geminata (Hagedorn): Wood and Bright, 1992: 683.

Anisandrus geminatus (Hagedorn): Beaver and Liu, 2018: 537


2.9−3.2 mm long (mean = 3.03 mm; n = 3); 2.31−2.37 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by the mesonotal mycangial tuft the length of the scutellum; elytral disc flat; declivital interstriae punctate; and posterolateral margin costate to interstriae 7; declivital face concave; declivital interstriae 2 and 3 armed with a small sharp incurved spine at the summit; and declivital interstriae bearing erect pointed scales.

May be confused with

Anisandrus apicalis, A. congruens, A. cristatus, A. niger, and A. sinivali


India (West Bengal), Nepal

Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing