Taxonomic history

Tomicus adusticollis Motschulsky, 1863: 514.

Debus adusticollis (Motschulsky): Hulcr and Cognato, 2010a: 14


Xyleborus vestitus Schedl, 1931: 341. Wood, 1989: 176.


2.2−2.7 mm long (mean = 2.52 mm; n = 5); 3.57−3.85 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by the elytral apex entire, never explanate, appearing flat and broad; declivital sulcus deep; and small size.

May be confused with

Debus detritus and D. pumilus


Brunei, China (Yunnan), Indonesia (Java), Laos, East & West Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand

Host plants

polyphagous (Browne 1961b)

DNA data

Sequences available for COI and CAD.

COI: HM064117

CAD: HM064295