Judging from the description this species must be allied to Dichodontus coronatus Burm. ¹) from the coast of Malabar, by the shape of its prothorax which resembles more or less that of Coelosis biloba Fabr. in outline, but may readily be distinguished by the different punctuation. Length 31 mm., width of the shoulders of the elytra 17 mm. — Uppersurface, tibiae and tarsi dark pitchybrown approaching to black; undersurface, club of the antennae, palpi, coxae and femora reddish brown; the pubescence of the sternum pale ferruginous, that of the undersurface of the head, sides of prosternum, legs and abdomen dark brown-red.