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Table 2 Some morphological characters of the newly described Cryptorhopalum species

From: Key to species of the genus Cryptorhopalum (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) occurring in the Greater Antilles with description of six new species from Hispaniola

Species character C. acevedoi sp. nov. C. davidsoni sp. nov. C. delacruzi sp. nov. C. rawlinsoni sp. nov. C. thompsonii sp. nov. C. youngi sp. nov.
Form of body (ratio of width to length) Ovate (1:1.81) (1 (Figure 1)) Subovate (1:1.95) (7 (Figure 1)) Ovate (1:1.7) (15 (Figure 1)) Ovate (1:1.8) (23 (Figure 2)) Ovate (1:1.6) (31 (Figure 2)) Ovate (1:1.7) (39 (Figure 2))
Number of oblique striae on basal half of ventrite I extending from beneath each trochanter 2 2 2 2 2 2
Pubescence on elytra Bicolored: one sub-basal band of light-colored pubescence present (1 (Figure 1)) Unicolorous (7 (Figure 1)) Bicolored: one sub-basal band of light-colored pubescence present (15 (Figure 1)) Unicolorous (23 (Figure 2)) Unicolorous (31 (Figure 2)) Unicolorous(39 (Figure 2))
Morphology of abdominal sternite VIII of male No data (male unknown) Median process absent (only cluster of simple setae present in middle) (13 (Figure 1), 51 (Figure 4)) Distinct median process present (21 (Figure 2); 52, 53 (Figure 4)), lateral apophyses absent Distinct median process present (29 (Figure 2), 54–56 (Figure 4)), lateral apophyses absent Distinct median process present (37 (Figure 2); 57, 58 (Figure 4)), lateral apophyses absent Distinct median process present (59 60 (Figure 4)), lateral apophyses absent