Taxonomic history

Tricosa jacula Cognato, Smith and Beaver: (in Cognato et al. 2020a): 549.

Diagnosis

3.2 mm long (n = 1); 2.91 times as long as wide. This species can be distinguished by the elytral discal striae and interstriae clearly uniseriate punctateanterior margin of the pronotum unarmed; and protibia distinctly triangular.

May be confused with

Fraudatrix melas and T. metacuneolus

Distribution

China (Guizhou)

Host plants

reported from Populus (Salicaceae) (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

Sequences available for COI and CAD.

COI: MN199588

CAD: MN199605