Taxonomic history

Xyleborus allectus Schedl, 1942c: 33.

Schedlia allecta (Schedl): Browne, 1950: 642.

Diagnosis

4.2−4.65 mm long (mean = 4.45 mm; n = 5); 2.15−2.5 times as long as wide. This species is clearly distinguished from S. sumatrana by the lack of large spines on basal third of elytral declivity and smaller size.

 

May be confused with

Schedlia sumatrana

Distribution

Brunei, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam

Host plants

unknown, but likely a Dipterocarpaceae specialist (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing