Four species have been described belonging to the genus Brachytria, which are all pretty similar in general appearance and show almost the same variable pattern of white spots on the elytra. As a matter of convenience they may be divided in two groups, viz.: species with the elytra and legs concolor ( centralis Pasc., gulosa Newm., varia Waterh.) and species with the elytra and legs bicolor (picta Waterh.). To the second section I may now add a very distinct species with the thorax short and broad and very deeply emarginated laterally below the middle, its outline mimicking the thorax of the genus Typhocesis. According to this peculiarity I propose to call this new species