Taxonomic history

Cyclorhipidion obesulum Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 192.


2.1 mm long (n = 1); 2.45 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by the elytral disc convex; elytral declivity rounded; and elytral apex bearing a single, strong triangular spine at the end of interstriae 2.

May be confused with

Cyclorhipidion armiger, C. miyazakiense, and C. xyloteroides


China (Yunnan)

Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing