Taxonomic history

Tricosa indochinensis Cognato, Smith and Beaver: Cognato et al. 2020a: 549.

Diagnosis

3.2−3.4 mm long (mean = 3.32 mm; n = 5); 2.83−2.91 times as long as wide. This species is distinguished by the discal interstrial punctures confused; protibia distinctly triangular; anterior margin of the pronotum with a clear row of eight moderate serrations.

This species is very similar to T. cattienensis and can be distinguished by the larger size and narrower form.

May be confused with

Tricosa cattienensis

Distribution

China (Yunnan), India (West Bengal), Thailand

Host plants

known only from Pterocarpus (Fabaceae) (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

specimens not available for sequencing