. Coleoptera : general introduction and Cicindelidae and Paussidae. cuminate atits apex ; head subtriangular, withthe posterior lobes large, prominent,and smooth, separated by a narrowchannel which is bifurcate in front,the two furrows embracing the basalportion of a rather large lance-head-shaped smooth space ; prothorax long,oblong, with the central and side fur-rows well marked and entire and with239. two strong basal impressions between Clinidium waterhousei. the central and side furrows, centralfurrow a little impressed, but notexcavate, at the posterior third ; elytra very deeply impress

. Coleoptera : general introduction and Cicindelidae and Paussidae. cuminate atits apex ; head subtriangular, withthe posterior lobes large, prominent,and smooth, separated by a narrowchannel which is bifurcate in front,the two furrows embracing the basalportion of a rather large lance-head-shaped smooth space ; prothorax long,oblong, with the central and side fur-rows well marked and entire and with239. two strong basal impressions between Clinidium waterhousei. the central and side furrows, centralfurrow a little impressed, but notexcavate, at the posterior third ; elytra very deeply impress Stock Photo
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. Coleoptera : general introduction and Cicindelidae and Paussidae. cuminate atits apex ; head subtriangular, withthe posterior lobes large, prominent, and smooth, separated by a narrowchannel which is bifurcate in front, the two furrows embracing the basalportion of a rather large lance-head-shaped smooth space ; prothorax long, oblong, with the central and side fur-rows well marked and entire and with239. two strong basal impressions between Clinidium waterhousei. the central and side furrows, centralfurrow a little impressed, but notexcavate, at the posterior third ; elytra very deeply impressed atthe scutellary region, strongly sulcate, with the furrows scarcelypunctured, and with the interstices raised and forming three notvery well-marked carinas on each, the first ceasing before the apex, the second renexed and raised near the scutellum, and the third(humeral) reaching the apical raised space ; on each side of theventral segments there is a strong transverse impression.Length (3 millim. Burma : Ruby Mines (Doherty).Type, 2 ? i11 the British Museum.. CUPEDID^E. 513 C IT P E D11) JRL We have already (p. 68) discussed the much disputed questionof the position of this family. Its chief characters are asfollows : — Head small, with strong tubercles, suddenly constricted behindinto a very short neck ; eyes lateral, rounded, finely granulate, rather projecting. Mentum small, ligula very small, bilobed ;maxillae with two lobes, the outer one corneous and hooked, theinner small, coriaceous ; maxillary palpi 4-jointed ; labrum trans-verse, very short, truncate and ciliate in front. Antennae insertedon the anterior portion of the front, rather stout, tapering orslightty serrate. Thorax variable ; pronotum separated by suturesfrom the pleurae of thorax; anterior coxal cavities small, trans-verse, open behind. Elytra elongate, depressed, more or lessparallel-sided, with rows of large square punctures, giving alattice-like appearance to the sculpture; epipleuroe narrow, butex

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