Genus Lebia

Very small to moderately small, rather broadly oval, subconvex; head constricted into a neck behind eyes; mentum emarginate; mandibles with a distinct scrobe; antennae inserted under a feeble ridge on front of head, at least three basal segments glabrous; pronotum a little wider than head, much narrower than elytra, lateral margins distinct, with a seta each side near basal angle; elytra truncate at apex, margin entire and narrowly inflexed; metacoxae contiguous; tibial spurs always less than one-half length of metatarsus; tarsal claws pectinate.

a. Lebia viridis

Oval, rather robust, subconvex; uniformly green or dark purplish blue, strongly shining; antennae piceous, basal segments greenish; legs black. Head minutely, sparsely punctate. Pronotum strongly transverse; margin narrow except at posterior angles, which are prominent and subrectangular; disk finely, transversely rugose. Elytral striae very fine, sparsely punctate; intervals flat, smooth. Length 4.5 -5.5 mm. This species is frequently found on flowers.