New records and combinations in Neotropical Premnobius Eichhoff (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Ipini) with an illustrated key to New World species

  • Thomas H. Atkinson
  • Alexander V. Petrov
  • Carlos A. H. Flechtmann
Keywords: Acanthotomicus, taxonomy, Central and South America, Xyleborus.


Three Neotropical species are transferred to the genus Premnobius Eichhoff (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Ipini): Premnobius assiduus (Schedl, 1961, from Xyleborus), P. flechtmanni (Wood, 2007, from Acanthotomicus) and P. neoajunctus (Schedl, 1967, from Xyleborus). An illustrated key is presented for the native and introduced species of the genus known from the New World.