IUCN threat status:

Not evaluated

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Egg, larval, pupal and adult morphology


Subelongate; slightly convex; 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: slightly depressed between eyes; distinctly, finely punctate; faint medial sulcus present. Antenna: reach to humerus; antennomere 1 incrassate; 2 robust, shorter than 1; 3-4 cylindrical, each longer than 2; 5-10 decreasing in length; 11 longer than 10, pointed at apex; 1-3 punctate with scattered setae. Pronotum: quadrate; lateral margin straight, rounded apically, slightly canaliculate; anterior angle rounded, not produced; posterior angle acute; disc convex; distinctly, irregularly punctate; basal impression absent. Scutellum: pentagonal; smooth. Elytron: lateral margin straight, narrowly margined; apex broadly rounded; sutural angle without tooth; humerus rounded, not produced; constricted behind humerus; regularly punctate-striate. Total length: 4.0 mm.


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© Staines, Charles L.

Source: Cephaloleia beetles

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