Taxonomic history

Anisandrus cryphaloides Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 89.


2.1−2.4 mm long (mean = 2.26 mm; n = 5); 2.2−2.4 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by the mesonotal mycangial tuft the length of the scutellum; elytral disc convex; declivity gradual and convex, with rounded posterolateral margins; pronotum conical frontally when viewed dorsally (type 0); pronotum armed by four coarse serrations on anterior margin (median pair larger than lateral pair); elytra strongly shagreened or opalescent; and declivital striae weakly impressed.

May be confused with

Anisandrus auco



Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

Sequences available for COI and CAD.

COI: MN619850

CAD: MN620143