Form rather short, parallel, moderately convex. Color dark rufopiceous. Integuments above finely alutaceous. Head and thorax finely and sparsely punctured. Elytral punctuation as given in the synopsis. Head about three-fifths the width of the thorax, twice as wide as long. Preocular lobe not prominent; clypeal suture rather distinctly impressed throughout. Antennae rather long, surpassing considerably the anterior coxae. Thorax about four-fifths wider than long. Apex feebly emarginate; anterior angles not prominent, rounded. Sides moderately arcuate and convergent ; posterior angles rounded. Base finely margined medially; side margins finely reflexed; sides moderately explanate anteriorly; a very fine and almost entire median line, very feebly impressed. Elytra scarcely more than twice the length of thorax, about one-half longer than wide, sides parallel to apical two-thirds; suture broadly and feebly prominent near the apex ; apices obliquely truncate ; angles rounded, outer broadly. Length, 7.25 mm. ; width, 3.25 mm.
Type.—Female. Mesilla, New Mexico, 1897 (Cockerell). June 30. Cat. No. 26171, U.S.N.M.