Body short, blackish, tibiae rufous.
Anthribus tomentosus, Melsh. Catal.
Body robust, short, dark reddish brown, covered by short, yellowish-cinereous hair: head on the vertex and between the eyes a little convex: antennae rufous, at tip fuscous: thorax rather convex transversely in the middle, a little depressed before the base; posterior angles acute: elytra with punctured striae, immaculate: tibiae rufous; terminal joint of the tarsi blackish.
Length less than 1/16 of an inch.
This species does not appear to be common. It is much smaller than either of the preceding. [alternatus and variegatus]