Taxonomic history

Cyclorhipidion amasoides Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 177.

Diagnosis

4.2 mm long (n = 1); 2.8 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by the large size; elytral declivity truncate; pronotum subquadrate from dorsal view (type 3); declivital face with three striae, strongly tumescent from apex to basal quarter and laterally from sutural margin to striae 2; declivital interstriae 1 coarsely granulate, interstriae 2−4 minutely punctate, and surface shining.

May be confused with

Amasa spp., Cyclorhipidion amputatum, C. circumcisum, C. muticum, C. trucaudinum, C. umbratum, all of which are large and have an obliquely truncate or truncate declivity

Distribution

India (Arunachal Pradesh)

Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing