Taxonomic history

Xyleborus subspinosus Eggers, 1930: 203.

Xyleborinus subspinosus (Eggers): Saha and Maiti, 1987: 73.


2.3 mm long (Eggers 1930). This species is distinguished from other Southeast Asian species by the unique sculpturing of the elytral declivity with interstriae 1 unarmed and interstriae 2−3 denticulate along their lengths.

May be confused with

Xyleborinus attenuatus, X. saxesenii, X. subgranulatus, and X. thaiphami


India (Assam)

Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing