184 ment faits d'une petite tache suturale et de deux grandes latérales noirâtres plus ou moins remontantes. Un exemplaire est entière-ment testacé sauf les yeux noirs et une très petite tache suturale brune très près de l'extrémité. DESCRIPTIONS OF SOME NEW GENERA AND SPECIES OF PHYTOPHAGOUS COLEOPTERA CONTAINKD IN THE COLLECTION OF THE BRUSSELS MUSEUM AND MY OWN, by Martin «lacoby Poecilomorpha varicolor n. sp. Blackish, finely pubescent below, the head with one, the thorax with three longitudinal yellow bands; elytra fulvous at the base, each elytron with a spot before, another below the middle and a third near the apex, yellow. Length 5 1/2 lines. Of elongate, posteriorly strongly narrowed shape, blackish, the head coriaceous, with a central yellow pubescent stripe, the space surrounding the eyes, the indentation of the latter as well as the lower portion of the face likewise clothed with golden-yellow hairs, antense short, black, the first and third joint elongate, the second and fourth very small, the terminal joints transversely widened ; thorax conical, not longer than broad, widened and rounded at the middle, the surface sculptured like the head, opaque, black, the sides broadly clothed with yellow pubescence, the middle with a longitudinal yellow stripe from the base to the apex; scutellum clothed with thick yellow pubescence; elytra of the same sculpture as the thorax, obsoletely depressed below the base, the latter to the extend of about one third, fulvous, a small spot of yellow pubescence is placed at the end of the fulvous por-tion, a very narrow transverse short stripe below the middle and another elongate spot at the suture near the apex; underside clo-thed with fine yellow pubescence ; posterior femora strongly incrassate, extending beyond the abdomen in the maie, unarmed ; tibias and tarsi black. Eab. River N'Gamic (collection Brussels Mus.) Gaboon (collec-tion Jacoby). This handsome species resembles somewliat in its coloration P. mutilaria Klug. but differs entirely in the colour of the thorax, its longitudinal yellow bands and in the rufous basai portion of the elytra and their pattern.