Taxonomic history

Arixyleborus phiaoacensis Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 124.

Diagnosis

2.2 mm long (n = 1); 2.75 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by its moderate size; protibia posterior face inflated and granulate; antennal club as broad as tall; pronotum lateral margin oblique; pronotum anterior margin without serrations; and posterolateral carina acute, granulate.

May be confused with

Arixyleborus crassior, A. mediosectus, and A. silvanus

Distribution

Vietnam

Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing