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Acording to the description given by Blatchley & Leng (1916), adults are oblong-oval, steel blue, and have few scales above. There is a faint scutellar spot (grouping of scales at the base of the thorax and elytra) present. The scales are much denser below. The funicle (antennal segments between the scape and the clubbed) is seven segmented. The beak is curved, slender and slightly longer than the thorax. The hind fermora as well as the tarsal claws are both toothed. Length 2.7 – 3.2 mm (Blatchley & Leng 1916).


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