Taxonomic history

Xyleborus klapperichi Schedl, 1955b: 46.

Cnestus klapperichi (Schedl): Wood and Bright, 1992: 802.

Anisadnrus klapperichi (Schedl): Smith et al. 2020b: 99.


5.4−5.6 mm long (mean = 5.53 mm; n = 4); 2.12−2.24 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by the dense the mesonotal mycangial tuft that extends laterally from the scutellum to striae 3; posterolateral margin of declivity costate to interstriae 5; elytral disc with a deep transverse saddle-like depression; declivital summit with large incurved spine on interstriae 2; declivital interstriae 3 with six additional unequally sized incurved spines on basal half of declivity; declivity strongly sulcate to interstriae 3; strial punctures large, seriate; interstriae minutely uniseriately punctate, setose, setae semi-erect, short and thick; declivity shagreened, abundantly covered with long erect hair-like setae; and pronotal asperities small, coarse, densely spaced.

May be confused with

Anisandrus auratipilus, A. hera, A. percristatus, A. venustus, and A. xuannu


China (Fujian)

Host plants

reported from Cinnamomum (Lauraceae) (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing