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Small size (length: 2.1–2.3 mm, width: 1.4–1.6 mm). Body oval, elongated, parallel, black, shiny, with reddish legs. Pronotum with finer and sparse punctation, longer on lateral area, with a large puncture on medial part close to posterior margin. Pronotal hypomeron glabrous in dorsal view. Elytron with finer and sparse punctation in intervals; dorsal elytral striae 1–5 complete, well demarcated with punctures, sutural stria present, reduced on basal part. Pygidium without grooves. Protibiae with teeth expanded and 2 short, separated denticles and a long apical spur; proximal half of outer margin serrate, with small spurs.
Cosmopolitan (Mazur 2011). New record for Argentina.
- Aballay, F; Arriagada, G; Flores, G; Néstor D. Centeno, ; 2013: An illustrated key to and diagnoses of the species of Histeridae (Coleoptera) associated with decaying carcasses in Argentina ZooKeys, 261: 61-84. doi
- Mazur S (2011) A concise catalogue of the Histeridae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Warzaw University of Life Sciences, SGGW Press, 332 pp.