Basic colour: Black
Pattern colour: Pale spot on head, head and pronotum shining, elytra duller.
Pronotoum: Transverse, sides with a single long lateral seta, hind angles with a small tooth. Entire base densely and roughly punctured; anterior third also often with fine punctures.
Leg colour: Black, rarely brown.
Confusion species: Anisodactylus binotatus
, Confusion species: Anisodactylus nemorivagus