Xyleborus bicolor Blandford, var. α Sampson, 1923: 289.
Xyleborus alpha Beeson, 1929: 239.
Coptodryas alpha (Beeson): Wood and Bright, 1992: 823.
Microperus alpha (Beeson): Hulcr, 2010: 111.
1.7−1.8 mm long (mean = 1.74 mm; n = 5); 2.43−2.83 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by the elytral disc flat; elytral declivity short, steep; posterolateral margin of declivity carinate; elytral declivity with sparse minor denticles, less abundant than strial punctures; and denticles uniform in size.
Bangladesh, China (Guizhou, Yunnan), India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal), Laos, West Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
polyphagous (Maiti and Saha 2004)
Sequences available for COI and CAD.