Taxonomic history

Ambrosiophilus lannaensis Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 62.


1.95−2.05 mm long (mean = 2.01 mm; n = 5); 2.67−2.73 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by all declivital interstriae granulate on upper half of declivity; pronotum from dorsal view subquadrate (type 3); pronotum from lateral view type 0; pronotal disc shining, punctures moderately fine and separated by several times their diameter; posterolateral margins of elytra rounded; lower part of declivity flattened; and declivital striae not impressed, interstriae finely, sparsely granulate on upper part of declivity only.

May be confused with

Ambrosiophilus atratus, A. caliginestris, A. satoi, and A. wantaneeae



Host plants

Butea monosperma (Leguminosae), Castanopsis armata and Lithocarpus tenuinervis (Fagaceae), Diospyros kaki (Ebenaceae), Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae); evidently polyphagous (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing