Xylotoles wollastoni (White, 1856:406)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Deucalion wollastoni White, 1856 (original combination); Blax wollastonii (White, 1856:406); Xylotoles wollastoni (White, 1856:406)


Transferred to the genus Xylotoles by (Slipinski & Escalona, 2013).


Conservation Status

Rediscovered during 20-27 August 2022



Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

White, Adam. (1856). Descriptions of coleopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, hitherto apparently unnoticed. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 24: 406-410.


Other references:

Department of Environment and Climate Change (NSW). (2007). Lord Howe Island Biodiversity Management Plan Appendices, Department of Environment and Climate Change (NSW), Sydney.

McKeown, K. C. (1947). Catalogue of the Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Australia. Australian Museum Memoir 10: 1-190.

Slipinski, Adam and Escalona, Hermes. (2013). Australian Longhorn Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) Volume 1. Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing. 504 pp.


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