Taxonomic history

Xyleborus xyloteroides Eggers, 1939b: 120

Cyclorhipidion xyloteroides (Eggers): Beaver and Liu, 2010: 25.

Diagnosis

3.25 mm long (n=1); 2.7 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by the elytral disc convex; elytral declivity convex, posterolateral margin costate with a row of larger granules; elytral apex granulate; moderately large size; pronotal disc shining, finely, densely punctured; declivital striae not impressed, both striae and interstriae punctures granulate, and of similar size, a row of slightly larger granules on interstriae 1 and 3, and a weaker row on interstriae 2; declivital vestiture very fine and short.

May be confused with

Cyclorhipidion armiger, C. miyazakiense, and C. obesulum

Distribution

Taiwan

Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing