Taxonomic history

Anisandrus sinivali Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 107.


3.9 mm long (n = 1); 2.29 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by the mesonotal mycangial tuft the length of the scutellum; elytral disc with a weak transverse saddle-like depression; declivity rounded, posterolateral margins obliquely costate; elytral surface opalescent; declivital interstriae 2 armed with a blunt tubercle at summit, interstriae 3 armed by 1−2 denticles near declivital summit ventrad to tubercle on interstriae 2; declivital face convex, evenly rounded toward apex; and pronotal disc feebly asperate.

May be confused with

Anisandrus apicalis, A. congruens, A. cristatus, A. geminatus, and A. niger


India (West Bengal)

Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing