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1848 Excerpt: ...18i lines. Hab. N. India. Palpi long, with the
terminal joint nearly twice the length of the preceding, obliquely
truncated at the tip, and covered on each side with shortish hairs.
Antennae cylindrical, covered with small hairs, third joint not
much longer than the fourth. Thorax rather wider than long, the
sides angulated. Elytra with the sides nearly parallel. Legs
simple; tibiae compressed, and more or less thickly covered with
short hairs. In one of the specimens there is a curious
malformation of the palpi; from the third joint proceed two longish
hairy joints, one of them bent. 1. Cyrtonops Punctipennis, n. s.
PI. II. f. 3. B.M. C. brunneo-einnamomeus, pilis brevibus erectis
flavis tectus; thorace punctato; scutello pilis adpressis tecto;
elytris obscure tricostatis, profundi punctatis, punctis
longitudinaliter ordinatis. Of a ricb cinnamon-brown, closely
covered with short erect yellowish hairs. Thorax irregularly
punctured, the punctures running into each other, and sometimes
leaving small smooth spaces; scutellum rounded at the end, covered
with short hairs which lie close to the surface. Elytra with three
rather indistinct longitudinal costae; surface, except at the tip,
with many deep punctures more or less regularly arranged in lines;
between these are smaller punctures, from which proceed the hairs.
Length from 9 to 11 lines. Hab. India. 59. APHANASIUM. Aphanasium,
Dej. Cat. p. 348. 1. Aphanasium Australe. B.M. " Aphanasium
australe, Dej. Cat. p. 348," Chevr. Hah. New Zealand. 60.
TRICHODERES. Trichoderes, Chevr. Guerin, Mag. de Zool. 1843, p. 35.
1. Trichoderes Pini. B.M. Trichoderes Pini, Chevr. Mag. de Zool.
1843, p. 36. pi. 113. Hab. Mexico. 61. RHAPHIPODUS. Rhaphipodus,
Serv. Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. i. 168. 1. Rhaphipodus Suturalis. ...
|Country of origin:
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