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 Small; subelongate; subparallel; subconvex; slender; yellowish with darker markings; legs reddish-yellow; antennae black except antennomeres 1–3 or 1–4 reddish; head, pronotum, and scutellum black; elytra with darkened suture and transverse black macula apically. Head: vertex distinctly, finely punctate, faint medial sulcus present; frons not projecting; slightly depressed between eyes. Antenna: reaches to humerus; slender; antennomere 1 incrassate, elongate; 2 robust, ½ length of 1; 3–4 elongate, cylindrical, each longer than 2; 5–6 elongate, cylindrical, decreasing in length; 7–10 transverse, decreasing in length; 11 2× length of 10, pointed at apex; 1–3 punctate with scattered setae; 4–11 setose. Pronotum: quadrate; lateral margin straight then rounding to anterior angle, slightly canaliculate; anterior angle rounded, not produced; posterior angle acute; anterior margin curved anteriorly; disc subconvex; surface distinctly, irregularly punctate; basal impression absent; pronotal length 0.8–1.0 mm; pronotal width 0.9–1.1 mm. Scutellum: pentagonal; impunctate. Elytron: lateral margin straight, smooth, narrowly margined; apex broadly rounded; sutural angle without tooth; humerus rounded, not produced; slightly constricted behind humerus; shallowly punctate-striate, rows converge and unite apically; elytral length 2.6–2.9 mm; elytral width 1.3–1.5 mm. Venter: obscured by glue and card. Leg: slender; punctate; tibia with fringe of setae on inner margin of apex. Total length: 3.8–4.2 mm.


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© Charles L. Staines, Carlos García-Robledo

Source: ZooKeys

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