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TL: 1.38–1.62mm, TW: 1.19–1.48mm, TH: 0.76–0.82mm, TL/TW: 1.09–1.17; PL/PW: 0.42–0.46; EL/EW: 0.89–1.00; HW/TW: 0.42; PW/TW: 0.73.
Body shiny and glabrous (Fig. 14). Dorsum uniformly dark brown to black. Head yellowish brown. Underside reddish brown, legs yellowish brown, tibiae and tarsi yellow.
Head transverse and ventrally flattened; frontal punctures medium-sized and densely distributed, 1.0–1.5 diameter apart, associated with several long sparsely distributed setae; eyes round, large and coarsely faceted, widest interocular distance 0.42× width of head. Antennal club oval and flat, apex angular (Fig. 43).
Pronotum transverse, anterior corners inconspicuous and blunt, Pronotal disk densley covered with large and fine punctures both associated with long sparsely distributed setae. Elytra smooth and shiny, with sparse row of long setae along margin, punctures extremely fine and inconspicuous. Prosternum mat and impunctate. Mesoventrite transverse, very short, surface mat, weakly furrowed. Metaventrite shiny and glabrous, punctures at center fine but conspicuous, 2.0–4.0 diameters apart. Meso- and metatibiae angulate externally beyond middle, almost triangular; tarsus with 3 tarsomeres (Fig. 44).
Male genitalia. Penis moderately curved, apex strongly narrowed and acicular, penis capsule with short outer arm and inconspicuous inner one (Figs 38–39). Tegmen slender and asymmetrical. Penis guide in lateral view slender, almost straight, apex pointed (Fig. 40), in ventral view flat and tongue-shape, apex slightly pointed (Fig. 41). Parameres moderately long, slightly less than ½ length of penis guide.
- Xingmin Wang, Adam Ślipiński, Shunxiang Ren
- bibliographic citation
- Wang X, Ślipiński A, Ren S (2013) The genus Microserangium Miyatake (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae) from China ZooKeys 359: 13–33
- Xingmin Wang
- Adam Ślipiński
- Shunxiang Ren