. An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the coleoptera or beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana : with bibliography and descriptions of new species . Beetles. 154 FAMILY II. CAKAblDj;. LI. Afenes Lee. 1852, (L., "without \vings.") Small piceous or bronzed species closely aUied to Cymindis, and differing priacipally in having the thorax lobed at base and the last joint of labial palpi more broadly triangular. One species has been taken in Indiana, while another doubtless occurs in the southern counties. KEY TO INDIANA SPECIES HF APENES. a. Head sulcate le

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. An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the coleoptera or beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana : with bibliography and descriptions of new species . Beetles. 154 FAMILY II. CAKAblDj;. LI. Afenes Lee. 1852, (L., "without \vings.") Small piceous or bronzed species closely aUied to Cymindis, and differing priacipally in having the thorax lobed at base and the last joint of labial palpi more broadly triangular. One species has been taken in Indiana, while another doubtless occurs in the southern counties. KEY TO INDIANA SPECIES HF APENES. a. Head sulcate lengthwise: surface with metallic bronze luster; length 10 mm. LuciDTrLA. aa. Head simply and sparsely punctured; elytra shining, striae distinctly impressed; length 7 mm. 274. sixuata. A. lucidula Dej. occurs from "New York to Florida." and has been taken by Dury near Cincinnati. *274 (950). Apenes sinuata Say, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc, II, 1823. S: Ibid. II, 440. Elongate-oval. Head and thorax piceous; efytra dark brown or piceous, with a humeral space and two small subapical spots pale; antennae and legs pale reddish-brown. Thorax one-third wider than long, sparsely punc- tate, base narrower than apex; sides moderately curved, margin very nar- row, reflexed; bind angles distinct. Elytra oblong-oval, striae finely punc- tured; intervals slightly convex, minutely alutaceous, the third with two dorsal punctures. Length 6.5-7 mm. Southern half of State; scarce. February 14^December 7. curs in open woodland, about the bases of trees and stumps. Oc- LII. Pent AGONIC A Schm.-Goeb. 1846. (Gr., " five-h angles."' One smaU species represents this genus in the United States. 275 (954). Pentagonica flavipes Lee, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc, X. 1853, 377. Rather broad, resembling a small LeMa analis. Head and elytra piceous, very Z^zly alutaceous; thorax, basal portion of antennae and legs reddish-yellow; sometimes wholly piceous with pale legs. Thorax short, twice as wide as

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