Excerpt from The Entomologist, Vol. 39: An Illustrated Journal of General Entomology Head about as long as broad, impunctate, transversely grooved between the eyes, the latter rather small, frontal elevations distinct, trigonate, clypeus strongly convex, triangular, palpi with the penulti mate joint thickened; antenna long and slender, black, the lower three joints fulvous. Thorax slightly wider than long, the basal portion strongly narrowed, its sides straight, but rather strongly and suddenly widened towards the apex, the disc with a transverse sulcus at the middle, which is deeply impressed at the sides but shallow at the centre, the surface entirely impunctate. Scutellum black. Elytra metallic greenish or blue, deeply transversely depressed below the base, the depression bounded at the sides by a longitudinal ridge, the punctures more strongly marked within the cavity and at the sides than at the rest of the disc. Legs black; abdomen reddish-fulvous, the last segment in the male, incised at each Side, the median lobe excavated, not broader than long, the corresponding segment in the female entire, obtusely rounded. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.