Taxonomic history

Webbia diversecauda Browne, 1972: 26.

Diagnosis

2.75−2.9 mm long (mean = 2.83 mm; n = 5); 3.5−3.73 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by the circumdeclivital margin denticulate; declivital face bearing a large triangular spine that is as much broader at apex than base; base of spine narrow, occupying approximately a quarter of declivital length; acute spine at elytral apex arising from the second interstriae, distinctly separated from the suture; discal interstriae 1 prolonged into a short spine over the declivity.

May be confused with

Webbia biformis and W. pabo

Distribution

West Malaysia, Thailand

Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing