Impunctate


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Im`punc´tate


a.1.Not punctate or dotted.
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That's not bad for pictures illustrating such technical points as "supraclypeal area shining and nearly impunctate.
Hemelytron: Dark brown, with apex of clavus, base of cuneus, and area along base of costa becoming somewhat paler yellowish brown; clavus, base of cuneus, and basal two thirds of corium densely punctate, apical third of corium nearly impunctate.
Clypeus almost entirely densely and evenly punctate with only extreme lower margin impunctate.
minor in having puncturing distinctly darker and scutellum narrow with a fine impunctate middle line but it can easily be separated from the same in having scutellum with apex acutely produced and paraclypei with apex truncated.
Pronotum feebly transverse, strongly convex, slightly flattened laterally, evenly and rather sparsely punctured, with a median longitudinal impunctate line; sides feebly arcuate, rather thickly bordered, edge sparsely ciliate; hind angles obtusely rounded, base feebly bisinuate, not bordered.
Tergite 1 more or less smooth, very shiny, with scattered, laterally with moderately scattered punctures; tergites 2-4 with basal parts shiny and unshagreened, depressed apical parts with superficial reticular shagreening; punctures distinct and dense, only a narrow zone in front of the depressions with punctures more scattered; depressed apical parts with fine and scattered punctures medially, moderately scattered to moderately dense laterally, with narrow impunctate apical margin.
Head smooth, impunctate, eyes relatively small, postocular distance at least twice as long as eye length.