Taxonomic history

Anisandrus achaete Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 80.

Diagnosis

3.5 mm long (mean = 3.50 mm; n = 2); 2.33 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by the mesonotal mycangial tuft absent; antennal club type 2 with one suture on posterior face; elytral disc with a weak transverse saddle-like depression near declivital summit; declivity unarmed by spines; declivital striae strongly impressed; interstriae granulate; and anterior margin of pronotum without serrations.

May be confused with

Anisandrus apicalis and A. carinensis

Distribution

China (Yunnan)

Host plants

recorded from Fagaceae (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing