• Ekhlas Abdul Jabbar Budiewi Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, University of Baghdad, Iraq
  • Radhi F. Al-Jassany Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, University of Baghdad, Iraq
  • Razzaq Shalan Augul Iraq Natural History Research Center and Museum, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
Keywords: Auger beetles, Bostrichidae, Coleoptera, Iraq, Sinoxylon


In this study; the genus of Sinoxylon Duftschmid, 1825 (Coleoptera, Bostrichidae) was revised. There were 3 species registered in our investigations: S. anale Lesne, 1897; S. ceratoniae (Linnaeus, 1758) and S. muricatum (Olivier, 1790), the last species was redescribed as being found for the first time for the Iraqi faunal insects. Key to the species were constructed and supported by figures of the main diagnostic characters and some morphological features.


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