Taxonomic history

Xyleborus aplanatus Wichmann, 1914: 412.

Euwallacea aplanatus (Wichmann): Wood and Bright, 1992: 686.


4.0 mm. The morphology of the species was insufficiently described in the species description. However, the species is very unique in having a stout elytra that is as long as wide. No other Euwallacea spp. have such stout elytra.

May be confused with



India (Assam)

Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)


The location of the type specimen is unknown. Based on the description the species most likely belongs in Euwallacea. No specimens matching the species description have been discovered. Its generic placement remains uncertain.

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing