Taxonomic history

Xyleborus latisulcatus Eggers, 1940: 142.

Ambrosiodmus latisulcatus (Eggers): Wood and Bright, 1992: 675.

Ambrosiophilus latisulcatus (Eggers): Beaver et al., 2014: 25.


3.9−4.2 mm long (mean = 4.05 mm; n = 2); 2.52−2.8 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by declivital interstriae 1, 2, 3 each armed by one major tubercle surrounding declivital sulcus; pronotum from dorsal view conical frontally (type 6); pronotal declivity steep, flat; anterior margin with a row of six serrations; pronotum from lateral view tall (type 2); pronotal discal punctures coarse, dense, spaced less than the diameter of a puncture, surface reticulate; elytral declivity moderately sulcate to interstriae 3, margins of sulcus armed with three equally sized tubercles: one at the base of interstriae 1, one on interstriae 2 just ventrad to the first, and one at the midpoint of interstriae 3.

May be confused with

Ambrosiophilus sexdentatus and A. sulcatus


Indonesia (Java), Thailand

Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing