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Xyleborus affinis
(shot-hole borer of sugarcane)

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Xyleborus affinis (shot-hole borer of sugarcane)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
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  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Xyleborus affinis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • shot-hole borer of sugarcane
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Xyleborus affinis Eichhoff

Preferred Common Name

  • shot-hole borer of sugarcane

Other Scientific Names

  • Xyleborus mascarensis Eichhoff
  • Xyleborus sacchari Hopkins

International Common Names

  • English: ambrosia beetle of oak
  • Spanish: perforador escopetero de la caña de azúcar; taladrador agujero de perdigón de las Antillas

EPPO code

  • XYLBAF (Xyleborus affinis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Scolytidae
  •                             Genus: Xyleborus
  •                                 Species: Xyleborus affinis

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Europe

ItalyPresent

North America

CubaPresent
JamaicaPresent
MexicoPresent
United StatesPresent
-ArkansasPresent
-FloridaPresent
-HawaiiPresent
-KansasPresent

South America

BrazilPresent

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