Taxonomic history

Xylosandrus dentipennis Park & Smith, 2020 (in Park et al. 2020): 224.

Diagnosis

2.15−2.36 mm long (mean = 2.3 mm); 2.40−2.56 times (Park et al. 2020). This species can be distinguished by its moderate size; elytral disc gradually curving toward declivity, appearing rounded; posterolateral margins of elytra carinate to interstriae 7; declivital face with six punctate striae; declivital interstriae denticulate-granulate, uniseriate with minute erect setae less than the width of an interstria; pronotum as long as wide; pronotum from dorsal view rounded (type 1) and lateral view basic (type 0), summit at midpoint, basal half smooth, shining, sparsely minutely punctate; and sparse mycangial tuft on the pronotal base.

May be confused with

Anisandrus dispar, A. maiche, A. paragogus, Xylosandrus eupatorii, X. germanus, and X. metagermanus

Distribution

China (Fujian, Guizhou, Jiangxi, Shanghai, Yunnan), Japan, South Korea

Host plants

This species has only been recorded from Camptotheca (Nyssaceae) and Magnolia (Magnoliaceae) (Park et al. 2020).

DNA data

Sequences available for COI and CAD.

COI: MN620103

CAD: MN620360