Within the hebraica group, this species is characterized by the following combination of characters: Vertical setae usually 2, sometimes 3; prescutellar acrostichal seta present; dorsocentral setae 4–6; and the shape of the male terminalia. The only other species of Chamaepsila that has prescutellar acrostichal seta is Ch. friedmani, which differs from this species by the shape of the phallus (the phallus of Ch. hebraica is weakly sclerotized, not serrated, and truncate, whereas the phallus of Ch. friedmani is strongly sclerotized, serrated, and pointed).