Taxonomic history

Amasa lini Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 40.

Diagnosis

3.5 mm long (n = 1); 2.33 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by the pronotum appearing basic (type 2) when viewed dorsally, anterior margin serrate; elytral declivital surface smooth, shining; large size; declivity glabrous; declivital interstriae 1 strongly tumescent and granulate; striae 1 strongly laterally displaced, striae 2 nearly touching striae 1, striae 3 displaced to near circumdeclivital ring margin, striae 1−3 not appearing equidistant.

May be confused with

Amasa concitata, A. gibbosa, A. tropidacron, and A. youlii

Distribution

Taiwan

Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing