Taxonomic history

Cryptoxyleborus subnaevus Schedl, 1937a: 552


2.2−2.7 mm long (mean = 2.46 mm; n = 5); 3.29−4.17 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by the pair of subcircular mycangial pits close to the scutellum on the dorsal elytral surface; antennal funicle 4-segmented; and attenuate elytral apex.

May be confused with

Cryptoxyleborus barbieri


Australia, 'Borneo', Brunei, India (Kerala), Indonesia (Kalimantan, Sumatra), Laos, East & West Malaysia, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Host plants

recorded from Dipterocarpus, Dryobalanops, Pentacme and Shorea (Dipterocarpaceae) (Beaver and Hulcr 2008)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing