Taxonomic history

Xyleboricus minor Eggers, 1940: 134.

Arixyleborus minor (Eggers): Schedl, 1958c: 145.

Synonyms

Arixyleborus trux Schedl, 1975c: 359. Hulcr and Cognato, 2013: 47.

Diagnosis

1.2−1.4 mm long (mean = 1.28 mm; n = 5); 3.0−3.5 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by its minute size; protibia posterior face inflated and granulate; antennal club as broad as tall; pronotum lateral margin oblique; pronotum anterior margin without serrations; posterolateral carina acute, carinate; and odd interstriae more strongly elevated than even interstriae.

May be confused with

Arixyleborus suturalis

Distribution

Indonesia (Java), East & West Malaysia, New Guinea, Thailand

Host plants

recorded from Castanea (Fagaceae), Dalbergia (Leguminosae), Dryobalanops and Shorea (Dipterocarpaceae), Palaquium (Sapotaceae) (Browne 1961b, Kalshoven 1959b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing