The Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society
The shields bordering the lips the scales at the side of the throat and the scales beneath the body and tail are more or less margined posteriorly with black ; in fact these marks form a very characteristic trait in the physiognomy. [...] Black the apical half of the 1st andeminal segment the whole of the 2nd and 3rd and the basal three-foul ths of the 4th bright red ; the legs red ; the coxm basal joint of the 4 anterior trochanters apical third hir.d 'ilia and the hind tarsi black ; the hind spurs fuscous ; wings hyaline the stigma fuscous the nervures black. [...] Luteous the eye orbits broadly and the face bale lemon-yellow ; the pleuras tinged with yellow ; the sides of the middle lobe of mesonotum and the sides of the lateral yellow. [...] The stump on the discocubital nervure is half the length of the basal abscissa of the cubitus ; the recurrent nervure is received distinctly behind the commencement of the latter ; the transverse median nervure is almost intersttial. [...] The upper two-thirds of the propleurte the basal half of the mesopleurm except below the middle and the middle of the petiole above are firmly and closely striated ; the metanotum is irregularly more strongly striated and more or less punctured.