Taxonomic history

Arixyleborus setosus Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 130.


2.50mm long (n = 2); 2.5 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by the protibia posterior face flat and unarmed; antennal club as broad as tall; posterolateral carina oblique, granulate; elytral disc flat, without a transverse depression; elytral striae moderately impressed on disc; elytral interstriae with two rows of granules and long semi-recumbent fine hair-like setae on disc, setae 1−1.5 times the width of an interstria; and declivital interstriae densely covered by 2−3 rows of dense, confused golden scales.

May be confused with

Arixyleborus rugosipes



Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

Sequences available for COI and CAD.

COI: MN619863

CAD: MN620153