Taxonomic history

Amasa cycloxyster Smith, Beaver & Cognato 2020 (in Smith et al. 2020b): 33.


3.4 mm long (n = 1); 3.4 times as long as wide. The species is distinguished by the pronotum appearing basic (type 2) when viewed dorsally, anterior margin serrate; elytral declivital surface shagreened, dull, opaque; declivity glabrous; declivital interstriae 1−3 multiseriate granulate, granules strongly confused; and declivital interstriae convex.

May be confused with

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



Host plants

unknown (Smith et al. 2020b)

DNA data

Sequences available for COI.

COI: MN619808