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Elongate; subparallel; large; shining; subdepressed; yellowish-brown; antennae and head black; pronotum black with pale lateral margins; elytra with lateral black vitta and medial black macula; venter and legs yellowish-brown. Head: vertex finely punctate, medial sulcus absent; keel present between antennal bases; frons not projecting; depressed between eyes. Antenna: longer than head and pronotum combined; slender; antennomere 1 incrassate, elongate; 2 elongate, ½ length of 1, shortest; 3–4 elongate, cylindrical, 4 longer than 3; 5–10 cylindrical, each as long as 3, elongate; 11 longer than 4, rounded at apex; 1–2 punctate with scattered setae; 3–11 setose. Pronotum: quadrate; lateral margin straight then rounding to anterior angle, canaliculate; anterior angle rounded, not produced; posterior angle acute; anterior margin straight; disc subconvex; surface sparsely irregularly punctate; transverse basal impression present medially; pronotal length 1.6–1.8 mm; pronotal width 1.6–1.8 mm. Scutellum: elongate pentagonal; impunctate. Elytron: lateral margin straight, smooth, margined; apex rounded; sutural angle without tooth; humerus rounded, not produced; slightly constricted behind humerus; declivity beginning just behind humerus along puncture row 7 with weak carina; moderately punctate-striate, rows confused apically; pygidium densely setose; elytral length 5.8–6.2 mm; elytral width 2.3–2.5 mm. Venter: pro-, meso-, and metasterna impunctate; abdominal sterna punctate, each puncture with pale seta; suture between sterna 1 and 2 complete; last sternite with apical margin emarginate in male, truncate in female. Leg: slender; impunctate; tibia with fringe of setae on inner margin of apex. Total length: 7.8–8.2 mm.
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Charles L. Staines, Carlos García-Robledo
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Staines C, García-Robledo C (2014) The genus Cephaloleia Chevrolat, 1836 (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae) ZooKeys 436: 1–355
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Charles L. Staines
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Carlos García-Robledo
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Distribution

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Ecuador.
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Charles L. Staines, Carlos García-Robledo
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Staines C, García-Robledo C (2014) The genus Cephaloleia Chevrolat, 1836 (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae) ZooKeys 436: 1–355
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Charles L. Staines
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Carlos García-Robledo
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