A Synopsis of the Halticini of Boreal America

A Synopsis of the Halticini of Boreal America

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...Metasternum and abdomen piceous, the latter sparsely punctate and with short, sparse pubescence. Length.10 inch.; 2 5 mm. The male has a slight impression at the middle of the apical margin of the last ventral segment and the first joint of the anterior tarsus dilated. This common European species has probably been introduced into our fauna, and is now widely scattered over the Atlantic region as far west as Iowa. C. longola n. sp.--Elongate oval, nearly parallel, moderately convex, pale rufotestaceous, surface with distinct greenish lustre. Antennae half as long as the body, very slightly thicker externally. Head smooth, frontal carina distinct, tubercles small, but indistinct. Thorax nearly twice as wide as long, very little narrowed in front, sides feebly arcuate, anterior angles slightly oblique, a feeble sinuation behind them, disc convex, ante-basal impression moderately deep, abruptly bent toward the base at each end, surface with moderately coarse and unequal punctures, irregularly scattered over the thorax. Elytra very little wider than the thorax, humeri rounded, umbone not prominent, disc moderately long, scutellar and nine discal strise of coarse and rather closely placed punctures which are finer near apex, the ninth not distant from margin, intervals narrower than the striae and with a single row of fine punctures. Prosternum and plenrae smooth. Abdomen sparsely punctate, not pubescent. Length.10 inch.; 2.5 mm. The last ventral of the male has a feeble impression at apex and the first joint of anterior and middle tarsi dilated. While the color is entirely pale, there is a distinct greenish surface lustre. The suture is very narrowly piceous, the color becoming broader, but more indefinite near the base. In form this species is...
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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236679342
  • 9781236679345