Taxonomic history

Xyleborus satoi Schedl, 1966b: 39.

Ambrosiophilus satoi (Schedl): Beaver and Liu, 2010: 22

Diagnosis

2.5−2.75 mm long (mean = 2.67 mm; n = 5); 2.5−2.57 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by all declivital interstriae granulate on upper half of declivity; pronotum from lateral view basic (type 0); elytral declivity rounded, face flattened; interstriae sparsely and uniformly granulate, granules spaced by a distance of at least four diameters of a granule; interstrial setae short, bristle-like; and small size.

May be confused with

Ambrosiophilus atratus, A. caliginestris, A. latisulcatus, and A. sulcatus

Distribution

Bhutan, Taiwan, Thailand

Host plants

recorded only from a ‘camphor log’ (probably Cinnamomum camphora (Lauraceae)) (Schedl 1966b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing