Taxonomic history

Xyleborus sculptilis Schedl, 1964b: 247.

Xyleborinus sculptilis (Schedl): Wood and Bright, 1992: 816.


2.1−2.25 mm long (mean = 2.16 mm; n = 4); 2.81−3.14 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by the posterior margin of elytra broadly rounded; declivital face with interstriae 1 and 2 unarmed by tubercles; elytral declivital face weakly sulcate; small body size; lateral declivital margins feebly elevated, bearing 3 small pairs of sharply pointed denticles, denticles increasing in size from base to apex; sulcate area punctate, surface smooth, opalescent; and elongate body form.

May be confused with

Xyleborinus cuneatus, X. disgregus, and X. jianghuasuni


Brunei, Laos, East Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand

Host plants

recorded from Artocarpus (Moraceae) and Mangifera (Anacardiaceae) (Schedl 1964b, Sittichaya 2012)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing