Within Cheirotonus parryi’s range there are two other species of Cheirotonus which look very similar and can often be difficult to identify:
At first glance, all three species look identical apart from the marbling on the elytra being slightly different. But on closer inspection, the forelegs of the males are all very different:
C gestroi and C.macleayi do not occur together at all.
The females can be identified by looking at the pygidium - the tip of the abdomen - as the hair structures differ: