Lanurgus xanthophloeae Schedl, 1957

Jordal, Bjarte H., 2021, The mainly South African genus Lanurgus revised (Coleoptera, Scolytinae), Zootaxa 5027 (1), pp. 87-106: 100

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5027.1.4

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Lanurgus xanthophloeae Schedl, 1957
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Lanurgus xanthophloeae Schedl, 1957  

( Figs 40, 41, 43, 44, 46, 47 View FIGURES 39–47 )

Type material. Female holotype: Kenya, Rift-Valley 7.xi.1952, K.E. Schedl [ NHMW]. Allotype, male: same data as holotype [ NHMW].  

Diagnosis female. Length 1.2–1.3 mm, 2.5–2.7 × as long as wide, colour black. Scapus triangularly elongated dorsally, with a tuft of scattered long thin setae; antennal club with two transverse sutures and a weakly marked third recurved suture near apex; elytral interstriae with densely placed, broad, truncated setae in rows on disc, on declivity with multiple confused rows of very densely set and increasingly broader, truncated setae. Male similar to female except scapus rounded with few setae and declivital interstriae 2 and 4 glabrous or only with few setae present.

Distribution: Kenya, Tanzania.

New records: Tanzania, Tanzania, Mkomazi G.R., Ibaya Camp [GIS:-4.30, 37.98], 29.vii.1994, G. McGavin [ NHMUK]   .

Biology. Reported breeding in Acacia   ( Fabaceae   ) ( Schedl 1962). Females make longitudinal egg tunnels under bark of thin branches, with larvae mining irregularly across the grain.

NHMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London