Taxonomic history

Xyleborus globus Blandford, 1896b: 208.

Hadrodemius globus (Blandford): Wood, 1980: 94.


Xyleborus ursus Eggers, 1923: 173Browne, 1961b: 111.

Xyleborus ursus fuscus Eggers, 1923: 174. Kalshoven, 1959b: 163.

Xyleborus tomentosus Eggers, 1939a: 10. Beaver, 2010: 54.


4.9–5.8 mm long (mean = 5.5 mm; n = 5); 1.77−1.83 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by the elytral declivity plano-convex; striae 1 not impressed; and entire elytra densely setose with usually yellowish or golden vestiture.

This species is very similar to H. comans except the strial punctures less distinct, interstrial punctures finer and more closely placed, declivital face more densely hairy, and vestiture lighter in color.

May be confused with

Hadrodemius comans


Recorded in the study region from India (Kerala), Laos, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. It also occurs in Malaysia and the Philippines, through Indonesia to New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

Host plants

polyphagous (Beaver 2010)

DNA data

Sequences available for COI and CAD.

COI: HM064088

CAD: HM064269