Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
(Haldeman 1846) [considered valid by some, e.g. ITIS
; see discussion in Thomas (1993)(1)
Explanation of Names
Erichson 1846 (2)
atricapillus - 'black-headed'
head black, pronotum orange, elytra yellowish-gold on basal half and blackish posteriorly; blackish triangle present medially at base of elytra and pronotum; antennae at least 3 times as long as head and often held together, projecting forward along body axis; pronotum about same length as head but slightly wider anteriorly, tapering posteriorly; elytra 3-4 times as long as pronotum, twice as wide, almost parallel-sided, anterior edge straight with squarish corners, posterior edge rounded
very common under rubbish of various sorts; comes to light(1)