Notes: 1972 original description, apparently redescribed as Eleodes (Blapylis) orophilus Somerby Ronald E 1977.
Johnston et al. 2015
Diagnosis: Body ovate, with dull luster. Pronotum strongly arcuate laterally, narrowing posteriorly, anterior angles slightly produced, obtusely rounded, disc moderately punctured mesally, becoming tuberculate near lateral margins. Prosternum flat behind, not extending beyond procoxae. Proepimeron with scattered tubercles anteriorly, few or no tubercles posteriorly. Profemora unspined in both sexes. Elytra covered in eroded tubercles, having a wrinkled appearance. Distribution: Coconino, Apache, Gila, Graham, Greenlee counties, AZ. NM.