Taxonomic history

Xyleborus armiger Schedl, 1953c: 28.

Cyclorhipidion armiger (Schedl): Smith et al. 2020b: 181.

Diagnosis

2.6−3.3 mm long (mean = 2.89 mm; n = 9); 2.5−2.71 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by the elytral disc with a median shallow saddle-like impression; declivital interstriae 2 granulate; declivity very steep, posterolateral margin feebly costate; elytral apex bearing 4 denticles, one on each interstriae 1 and 2; declivital face bearing 4 equally sized and spaced tubercles along interstriae 1; and striae slightly impressed.

May be confused with

Cyclorhipidion miyazakiense, C. obesulum, C. xyloteroides

Distribution

China (Fujian, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan), Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam

Host plants

unknown genus of Anacardiaceae (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

Sequences available for COI.

COI: MN619884