ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus cryptographus  (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - 5329064

ambrosia beetle
Xyleborus cryptographus (Ratzeburg, 1837)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Dark brown in color with pronotum slightly more reddish than elytra. Elytra declivity well defined, dorsal elytral surface curves gently to apex; punctures on declivital surface absent medially to weakly present laterally, striae weakly defined; granules on declivital interstriae 1-3 present but almost inconspicuous, granules acutely pointed, in dorsal view granules appear to be present to apex of elytra; Sardinia, Aritzo, Mt Genargento, Geo C. Kruger. Coll. O. Leonhard.
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Image view: Dorsal / Abaxial / Back
Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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Country: Australia

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