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Large size (length: 4.4–5.8 mm, width: 3.9–4.7 mm). Body black. Pronotum with large, shiny disc, with finer and sparse punctation, lateral and basal areas with coarse and dense punctation, with a punctate depressed area on anterior angles, without punctures behind anterior margin. Pronotal hypomeron setose in dorsal view. Elytronwith coarse and dense punctation on distal half, projecting towards anterior half in intervals 1-4, not reaching inner subhumeral stria, the basal area of fourth and sutural striae, with a shining area with finer and sparse punctation between the fourth dorsal and sutural striae, narrowed apically; elytral dorsal striae 1–4 complete on anterior half, sutural stria sometimes absent in(on) basal part. Pygidium without grooves. Protibiae with teeth much expanded and 5–6 short denticles wider on base (Fig. 11).
Argentina, Bolivia and Chile (Mazur 2011).
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- Mazur S (2011) A concise catalogue of the Histeridae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Warzaw University of Life Sciences, SGGW Press, 332 pp.