Box 14, Folder 7: Crustacea N.D

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III Tetramera Continued 5. Euphoda. Maxillary lobes membraneous, whitish or yellowish; body oblong, head and thorax narrower than the abdomen; antennae filiform, inserted before the eyes; [tarsi?] with pellets, penultimate joint bifid. 6. Cycliea. 3 first tarsal joints, [shongy?] or with pellets beneath, last one bifid; antennae filiform; base of thorax as wide as elytha; 7. Clavipalpi. 3 first tarsal joints with pellets beneath, last one bifid; antennae terminated by a very distinct & perfoliated club; maxilla [arnied?] on the inside by a nail or [comlom?] tooth.

IV. Trimera 1. Fungicole. Antennae longer than head & thorax united; body oval; thorax [trapezoidal?]; maxillary palpi filiform, terminated by a very large securiform joint 2. Aphidiphage. Body hemispherical; thorax very short transverse; antennae terminate in a compressed, obconic club, composed of the 3 last joints, and are shorter than the thorax; last tarsal joint bilobate. 3. Pselaphic. Elytra short, truncate, & do not cover the abdomen; abdomen, short wide, very obtuse & rounded behind; antennae terminated in a club or are thickened.

Tribes [Sc?] Division Family I. 1. -1 Cicindelete. Extremeity of maxilla with a little nail; head [teyas?] large; labial palpi 4 jointed; mandibles dentated very projecting. I. 1. -2 Carabici. maxilla terminates by a simple point or hook; head [usually?] narrower than the thorax. [see page 5] I. 1. - 3 Hydrocanthari. [Feet?] fitted for rotation; the 4 last [comprened?], ciliated or lameliform body oval; eyes but slightly prominent; thorax much wider than long; terminal hook of maxilla [seperated?] from base, those of the extremity of the tarsi often unequal. I. 3. Section 1. Sternoxi. Body firm, solid; head plunged up to the eyes in the thorax; antennae short; anterior legs at a distance from the anterior extremity of the thorax. I. 3. -1 [Buprestides?] Posterior projection of the prastaernum flattened and not terminated in a laterally compressed point. Posterior angles of thorax are but slightly or not at all prolonged; last joint of palpi cilindrical [cylindrical] the others globular or ovoid; most of the tarsal segments dilated & furnished beneath with pellets I. 3. -2 Elaterides. Posterior stylet of the praesternum terminates in a laterally comprened point, frequently somewhat arcuated & unidentate; when placed on the back they have the faculty of bounding upwards. I. 3. Section 2. Malacodermi. Head covered at base by the thorax; praesternum not dilated; body soft, flexible. I. 3. - 3. [Iebriontites?]. Mandibles terminate in a simple or entire point; palpi of equal thickness or more slender at tip; body soft flexible; thorax transverse widert [wider] at base, its lateral edges acute; antennae longer than the head & thorax. I, 3 - 4. Sampyrides. Palpi enlarged at termination; body soft straight, depressed, or but slightly convex; thorax, simicircular [semicircular] or trapezoidal or nearly square, projects either wholly or partially over the head. I. 3 - 5 [Malyrides?]. Palpi short; filiform; mandible enlarged at point; body narrow elongated; head only covered at base; thorax flat or bit slightly convex; generally square; antennae usually serrated I. 3 - 6 [Ilerii?]. Two of the palpi project, clavate; mandibles dentated; body usually cylindrical; head & thorax narrower than the abdomen eyes emerginate; antennae filiform, serrated.

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Tribes Divisions Families Tribes 1. 3. - 7 Ptiniores. Body firm, ovoid, or oval, or nearly cylindrical, head globular, almost entirely covered by thorax; mandibles short, thick, dentated under the point; palphi short terminated by a larger joint; tibia not dentated.

1. 3. Section 3 Xylotrogi. Posterior extremity of prosternum not prolonged; Head completely exposed, seperated by a species of neck.

1. 4. Section 1. Antennae 11=jointed, longer than head; last joint of tarsi and hooks small.

1. 4. 1. Palpatores. Antennae as long as head & thorax, slightly enlarged at extremity, first joint longer than the following ones; maxillary palphi project, long, inflated at the extremity.

1. 4. 2. Heteroides. 4 posterior legs more remote from each other than the 2 anterior antennae geniculate terminated by a solid club of crowded joints.

1. 4. 3. Lilphales. 5 distinct joints in all the tarsi; mandibles terminating in an entire point, without emargination or fissure, exterior margin of elytra generally marked by a groove & raised border.

1. 4. 4. Scaphidites. Mandibles cleft at extremity; body oval narrowed at both ends; thorax widest behind scarcely recurved at margin; antennae as long as head terminated by a 4=jointed club.

I. 4. 5. Nitidulariae. Tarsi apparently only 4 jointed with hairs or pellets; antennae with a 3 or 4=jointed perfoliaceous short club.

I. 4. 6. Engidites. Mandibles not projecting, tarsi 5 distinct joints; antennae with a 3 jointed perfoliaceous club; elytra covering the abdomen; palphi somewhat thickened at extremity.

I. 4. 7. Dermestes. Legs not completely contractile; tarsi free; tibiae elongated and narrow; head concealed to the eyes.

I. 4. 8. Byrrhii. Legs contractile; tibiae maybe flexed on the thighs and the tarsi on the tibae, so as to appear when folded up destitute of feet; tibae broad & compressed; body short, convex.

I. 4. Section 2. Antennae of 6, 9, 10 or 11 joints, sometimes longer than the head & from the 3d joint form a cylindrical, arcuated, serrate club; tarsi terminated by a large joint & 2 strong hooks.

I. 4. 9. Acanthopoda. Tibiae flattened, spinous, tarsi, short, 4=jointed; body depressed; antennae 11=joiubted, longer than head.

I. 4. 10. Macrodactyla. Tibiae simple, narrow, tarsi long, antennae 9=jointed body thick or convex.

I. 5. 1. Hydrophilus. Legs notatory; 1st tarsal joint much shorter than the following ones; maxillae entirely corneous.

I. 5. 2. Spheridiota (Terrestrial). Tarsi 5 distinct joints, maxillary palphi somewhat shorter than the antennae; 3d joint longer inflated obconic, maxillary lobes membraneous.

I. 6. 1. Scarabaeides. Antennae with a perfoliacous club, or with 11 obconic or globular joints.

I. 6. 2. Lucanidos. Antennal club composed of leafets arranged like a comb, 10 joints the 1st much largest.

II. 2. 1. Diaperiales. Head completely exposed; thorax trabezoidal or square, or almost cylindrical, its sides as well as those of the elytra scarcely extended beyond the body.

II. 2. 2. Cossyphenes. Body ovoid or hemispherical, overlapped by the dilated & flattened sides of the thorax & elytra; head sometimes entirely concealed under the thorax and at others received into an emargination of the same.

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Tribes Division Family Tribe II. - 3. -1 Helopii. Antennae covered at base by margin of head, filiform or slightly enlarged at top; mandibles bifid; last joint of maxillary palpi larger obtriangular; body firm, solid II. 3. 2 Cistelides. Insertion of the antennae not sovered; mandibles entire at point hooks of the tarsi [pectinated?] inferiorly. II. 3. 3 Serropalpides. Maxillary palpi very large serrated + inclined; antennae inserted in an emargination of the eyes, short, filiform; mandibles bifid or emarginate; hooks of tarsi simple. II. 3. 4 Ademerites Body elongated narrow, sublinear; head + thorax somewhat narrower than abdomen; antennae as long as head + thorax, setaceous; thorax as broad as long slightly narrowed behind. II. 3. 5 Rhynchostoma. Head considerably prolonged into a snout or flattened proboscis antennae before the eues which are eutire

II. 4. 1 [Lagriarice?]. Body elongated, arcuated; head low; thorax semicircular or trapezoidal; elytra very short, & with the abdomen terminate in a point. II. 4. 2 Pyrochroides. Body flattened; thorax orbicular or trapezoidal; antennae pectinated or plumiose; abdomen elongated, covered by elytra + rounded at extremity.

II - 4 - 5 Anthicides. Antennae simple, filiform, joints sub = obcoinc; eyes entire; body

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Tribes

The Carabici are divided into 7 sections

1. Tetra Truncatipennis. Elytra truncated; head & thorax narrower than abdomen; ligula oval

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[Systematic Catalogue of the Genera.]

[Index page of Genera].

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