Taxonomic history

Xyleboricus suturalis Eggers, 1936b: 91.

Arixyleborus suturalis (Eggers): Schedl, 1953b: 290.


1.5−1.7 mm long (mean = 1.60 mm; n = 5); 2.5−3.0 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by the protibia posterior face inflated and granulate; antennal club broader than tall; pronotum lateral margin oblique; pronotum anterior margin without serrations; posterolateral carina acute, carinate; and declivital interstriae 1 strongly elevated on apical half, denticulate, denticles large.

May be confused with

Arixyleborus minor


Indonesia (Java, Maluku), East & West Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam

Host plants

polyphagous (Browne 1961b)


Browne (1961b) gives some details of brood sizes and development.

DNA data

Sequences available for COI and CAD.

COI: MN619858

CAD: MN620149