Taxonomic history

Cyclorhipidion petrosum Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 196.

Diagnosis

3.9−4.1 mm long (mean = 4.02 mm; n = 5); 2.58−2.73 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by large size; elytral declivital slope gentle, gradual; separation between the smooth, shining elytral disc and shagreened declivity gradual, not sharply distinct; declivital striae weakly impressed; strial punctures small, indistinct; declivital interstriae armed with a row of somewhat confused dense granules; elytral apex and posterolateral margin armed with granules.

May be confused with

Cyclorhipidion denticauda, C. ohnoi, and C. pilipenne

Distribution

Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

Sequences available for COI and CAD.

COI: MN199580

CAD: MN199597