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Record: oai:ARNO:509375

AuthorE. Reitter
TitleDescription of a new genus and species of the Coleopterous family Colydidae
JournalNotes from the Leyden Museum
Volume4
Year1882
Issue1
Pages55-57
ISSN1872-9231
AbstractCorpus valde elongatum, convexum. Antennae 11-articulatae, sub frontis margine ante oculos insertae, apicem versus sensim incrassatae, articulo ultimo rotundato. Fronte tateribus elevata. Oculi antice emarginati. Prothorax elongatus, carinatus. Scutellum minutum. Elytra punctatostriata, interstitiis alternis carinatis, apice bidentato. Coxae anticae contiguae, acetabulis occlusis, posticae approximatae. Tibiae apice extus dentato productae. Tarsi breves, articulo primo secundo parum longiore. Abdominis segmentum primum ventrale reliquis haud longius.
This new genus belongs to the true Colydidae and is closely allied to Mecedanops Rttr. ยน). With the latter it has in common the shape of the antennae, that of the body and of the apex of the elytra; it differs however from it by its short tarsal joints, contiguous anterior coxae and ribbed thorax.
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