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Volume 30, 1897
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Family Emesidæ.
Wingless; fore femora with a tooth at the base Emesodema.

Emesodema huttoni, Scott, Ent. Mo. Mag., vol. 11 (May, 1874).

Dull-brown. Anterior margin, of pronotum slightly wider than the head, and with a narrow collar. Fore femora with two dense rows of short spines on the under-side, among which, at irregular intervals, are about five long ones. Length, 6 mm.

Hab. Auckland and Wellington.