Taxonomic history

Xyleborus latus Eggers, 1923: 177.

Terminalinus latus (Eggers): Wood, 1986: 267.

Beaverium latus (Eggers): Hulcr and Cognato, 2009: 26.

Diagnosis

6.0 mm long (n = 1); 2.2 times as long as wide (Sittichaya et al. 2019). This species is distinguished by the large size; elytral declivity densely covered with long golden setae; elytral disc flat with a weak transverse impression; declivital posterolateral margins carinate; boundary between elytral disc and declivity distinct.

May be confused with

Beaverium lantanae and B. magnus

Distribution

‘Borneo’, East & West Malaysia, Indonesia (Sumatera), Thailand

Host plants

Recorded from Parinari griffithiana (Chrysobalanaceae), Shorea balanocarpoides, S. leprosula, Shorea sp. (Dipterocarpaceae), Intsia palembanica (Fabaceae), Castanopsis sumatrana, Lithocarpus sundaicus (Fagaceae) (Browne 1961b). Browne (1961b) suggests a possible preference for Dipterocarpaceae and Fagaceae hosts.

DNA data

Sequences available for COI and CAD.

COI: HM064059.1

CAD: HM064239.1