Source: A Checklist and New Species of Eleodes Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Pertaining to the Subgenus Promus Leconte, with a Key to United States Species
Johnston et al. 2015
Diagnosis: Body elongate ovate. Pronotum subquadrate, moderately arcuate laterally, narrowing in posterior half, widest at or just anterior to middle, anterior angles produced, rounded or moderately acute, usually directed slightly antero–laterally. Prosternum with relatively flat process, apressed to body, projected beyond procoxae. Profemora spined in males, sinuate in females. Males with protarsal segments I–II with pads of tomentose setae interrupting plantar surface. Elytra faintly punctate–striate. Distribution: Yavapai, Gila, Maricopa, Pima, Santa Cruz, Cochise counties, AZ. NM and Sonora, Mexico.