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Male: Total length (excluding wings and antennae, as preserved) 5.3 mm; forewing length (estimated) 5.1 mm, width 1.1 mm; integument generally light brown except darker on head and antenna, finely imbricate and impunctate where evident (based on paratype, integument of holotype slightly wrinkled owing to apparent desiccation and shrinkage of individual). Head length (to apex of labrum) 1.1 mm, width (just posterior to compound eyes) 0.64 mm, head posterior to compound eyes longer than compound eye diameter, posterior border gently rounded, covered with numerous, short, prominent setae, longer ventrally (Fig. 3). Pronotum length 0.56 mm, width (medial) 0.40 mm, apparently with weak longitudinal strigae in posterior half, with abundant fine setae as follows: anterior margin with row of ~10 setae, medial pair cruciate, lateral to these an upright pair, and lateral to those three pairs medioclinate setae; lateral margins with row ~8 erect setae of variable lengths; dorsal surface with two lateral rows of five short setae each; a short, anteromedial, cruciate pair, and longer posteromedial pair (Fig. 3). Wing membranes micronodulose and with numerous minute setae. LC1 length 0.28 mm, width at level of medial lobe 0.24 mm; LC2 length 0.36 mm; RC1 length 0.26 mm, RC2 length 0.35 mm.  Female: Unknown.


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