‘Borneo’, East & West Malaysia, Indonesia (Java), Thailand
recorded from Campnosperma sp. (Anacardiaceae), Shorea leprosula, S. parvifolia (Dipterocarpaceae), Elaeocarpus sp. (Elaeocarpaceae), and Garcinia sp. (Guttiferae) (Sittichaya et al. 2019)
Browne (1961b) notes that the species attacks small branches 1‒5 cm in diameter. The gallery system usually encircles the stem and has 1‒2 longitudinal branches in which the larvae develop (Browne 1961b).