Taxonomic history

Xyleborus nudipennis Schedl, 1951a: 63.

Coptodryas nudipennis (Schedl): Hulcr et al., 2007: 579.


2.0−2.2 mm long (mean = 2.1 mm; n = 5); 2.2−2.22 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by the dense tuft of setae along the elytral base extending to interstriae 6; body glabrous except for pronotal and elytral bases; striae and interstriae uniseriate; elytral disc strongly shining; declivity shagreened; declivital face subconvex, interstriae 2, 3 depressed, remaining interstriae slightly tumescent; pronotum rounded and robust, type 5, when viewed laterally, rounded, type 1, when viewed dorsally; and anterior margin of the pronotum without a distinct row of serrations.

May be confused with

Coptodryas amydra, C. carinata, C. concinna, and C. elegans


Indonesia (Java), East & West Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand

Host plants

recorded from Camellia (Theaceae), Cinnamomum (Lauraceae), and Lansium (Meliaceae) in Java by Kalshoven (1959b) and probably polyphagous

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing