Taxonomic history

Anisandrus paragogus Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 104.

Diagnosis

2.8 mm long (n = 1); 2.55 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by the mesonotal mycangial tuft absent; declivital interstriae uniseriate granulate on basal half; declivital face shagreened; and interstrial setae erect, 3 times the width of an interstria; and a row of serrations on anterior margin of pronotum.

May be confused with

Anisandrus dispar, A. maiche, Xylosandrus dentipennis, X. eupatorii, X. germanus, and X. metagermanus

Distribution

China (Xizang)

Host plants

recorded from Machilus (Lauraceae) (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing