European shot-hole borer, Xyleborus dispar  (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - 5329065

European shot-hole borer
Xyleborus dispar (Fabricius, 1792)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Female: Length 2.8-3.7 mm, twice as long as wide; Colour dark brown to black; Elytra 1.3x longer than wide, striated longitudinally parallel, interstrial space shining, smooth. strial and interstrial punctures in rows, elytral vestiture sparse, confined to strial and interstrial rows; Anterior margin of pronotom dictinctly armed by several coarse serrations; body stout, less than 2.2 times as long as wide; Posterolateral costa on declivity of uniform height, may appear undulating, but without serrations; Anterior margin of pronotum armed by 6-8 subequal serrations; declivital interstriae less than two times as wide as striae; Bohemia, centr., Stechovice, 26 July 1989, M. Knizek, det. M. Knizek, AQIS - 2548 QA.
Image type: Museum
Subject Gender: Female
Image view: Dorsal / Abaxial / Back
Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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Country: Australia

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