228 PROC. ENT. SOC. WASH., VOL. 68, NO. 3, SEPTEMBER, 1966 SIX NEW ANOBIIDAE FROM NORTH AMERICA WITH KEYS ( COLEOPTERA ) Richard E. White, Entomology Research Division, ARS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. The new species described are from various North American collec- tions as cited. New or revised keys including the new species are presented for all affected genera except the large genus Ernobius. Thanks are due to P. H. Freytag of the Ohio State University ( collec- tion referred to as OSU), A. T. McClay of the University of California at Davis (UCD), P. J. Darlington of The Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard (MCZ), and V. M. Kirk formerly at Clemson College ( CC ) for loan of specimens used in this study; also my thanks are extended to P. J. Darlington for examining the type of Eucera- tocerus hornii Lee. The abbreviation USNM refers to the U.S. Na- tional Museum. Genus Utobiuin Fall Utobium griseum, n. sp. (Fig. 5) General: Elongate, cylindrical, body 2.4 times longer than wide; ground color black, surfaces very faintly shiny, abdomen dark reddish, legs dark reddish to distinctly reddish, antennae reddish brown, tarsi lightest; head with bristly gray- ish, black, and orange pubescence intermixed; dorsal surface with patches of fine appressed grayish pubescence and indistinct black pubescence, orange pubescence very sparse, just detectable, beginning on humeri and becoming obsolete poster- iorly, also detectable at elytral suture near middle to apex; ventral surface with fine, appressed, grayish pubescence evenly distributed; head and dorsal surface finely, densely granulate, granulation densest on pronotal disk and base of elytra. Head: Antennae of single specimen a little less than % length of body; first segment robust, a little longer than wide; 2nd segment shorter, cylindrical, 2 times longer than wide; 3rd segment slightly longer than 2nd, more slender, over 2 times longer than wide; 4th segment triangular, about as long as and with proportions of 2nd; 5th segment elongate, triangular, broad, nearly as long as 2nd and 3rd combined; 6th segment short, triangular, about as long as 2nd, a little longer than wide; 7th segment elongate, triangular, outer angle rounded, about as long as 5th, nearly 2 times longer than wide; 8th segment nearly identical with 6th; 9th, 10th, and 11th segments elongate, together as long as first 5 segments com- bined, 9th nearly 2 times longer than wide, outer margin arcuate, 10th triangular, 2 times longer than wide, 11th over 3 times longer than wide, widest near middle; last segment of maxillary palpus 1.5 times longer than wide, widest before middle, apex truncate; last segment of labial palpus triangular, as wide as long. Dorsal surface: Pronotal disk with 3 transverse to oblique bands of grayish pubescence, these bands interrupted at middle; gray elytral pubescence in irregu- lar patches, near elytral suture forming indistinct oblique bands; irregular large punctures evident on elytra, most distinct near sides. Length: 7.4 mm.



Six new Anobiidae from North America with keys (Coleoptera)

Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 68: 228-236 (1966)

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