Taxonomic history

Amasa galeoderma Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 36.


3.0 mm long (mean = 3.0 mm; n = 5); 2.5 times as long as wide. The species can be distinguished by the pronotum appearing basic (type 2) when viewed dorsally, anterior margin serrate; elytral declivital surface shagreened, dull, opaque; interstriae granulate, granules multiseriate, confused; interstriae 1 moderately covered with semi-recumbent fine hair-like setae, less than half width of an interstria; and circumdeclivital ring margin setose, setae short, erect, hair-like.

May be confused with

Amasa cycloxyster, A. resecta, A. schlichii, and A. versicolor



Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

Sequences available for COI and CAD.

COI: MN619807

CAD: MN620108