Xyleborus testudo Eggers, 1939b: 116.
Xylosandrus testudo (Eggers): Wood and Bright, 1992: 801.
Cnestus testudo (Eggers): Dole and Cognato, 2010: 532.
4.2−4.4 mm long (mean = 4.31 mm; n = 5); 1.54−1.62 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by the presence of a mesonotal mycangial tuft on the pronotal base; elytral disc short, three times scutellum length; elytral declivity obliquely truncate; pronotum type 1 when viewed dorsally; antennal club type 2, with two sutures visible on posterior face; antennal funicle four-segmented; protibia distinctly triangular; procoxae narrowly separated; posterolateral margin of elytra weakly carinate from apex to declivital base along interstriae 7; declivital interstriae granulate, setose with recumbent ground vestiture and a median row of long, erect, hair-like setae; striae 1 impressed; discal punctures dense, confused; and uniformly pitch black or piceus-colored body with brown legs and antennae.
Cnestus gravidus, C. improcerus, and C. mutilatus
China (Yunnan), Laos, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)
specimens not available for sequencing