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 Length: 2.15 mm, width: 1.81 mm; body rufescent, broadly oval, widest behind humeri; frons weakly depressed at middle, with conspicuous fine ground punctation; frontal stria rounded between eyes, with central portion detached from sides; pronotal disk with distinct oval prescutellar impression slightly longer than scutellum, ground punctation fine, with numerous coarser punctures along and close to lateral margin; marginal pronotal stria interrupted behind head, lateral submarginal stria obsolete in basal half; anterior submarginal stria divergent from margin at sides, but not recurved; median pronotal gland openings situated just laterad ends of anterior submarginal stria, about 5 puncture widths from anterior margin; elytra with single complete epipleural stria somewhat deeply and crenulately impressed, outer subhumeral stria present in apical half, and as a basal fragment, inner subhumeral stria absent, striae 1-3 complete, 4th stria present in apical half, and as distinct basal puncture, 5th stria absent, sutural stria present in apical three-fourths; prosternal keel weakly emarginate at base, carinal striae divergent, disconnected basally, weakly convergent anteriorly, united in broad arch about one-fourth from presternal suture; mesoventrite weakly projecting at middle, marginal stria complete; mesometaventral stria broadly arched forward beyond middle of mesoventral disk, arc continuous with lateral metaventral stria which extends to middle of metacoxa; 1st abdominal ventrite with single, complete lateral stria; propygidium uniformly sparsely covered with small, very shallow punctures separated by about their diameters; pygidium with fine, shallow but dense ground punctation, with coarser punctures evenly interspersed; marginal pygidial sulcus absent. Male not known. 

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