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DescriptionGeneral: Body length of female: 3.3 mm (n=1). Body color: head and mesosoma black; metasoma dark brown to black.
Antenna: Color of antennae in female: A1 black, A2–A6 pale brown, A7–A12 black. Seta on pedicel of antenna in female: present, reaching past apex of A3.
Head: Color of setae on the head: yellow. Sculpture of dorsal frons between frontal carina and median ocellus: areolate. Preocellar pit in females: present as a distinct pit. Transverse rugae at vertex: present. Sculpture of posterior vertex: areolate. Sculpture of occipital rim: areolate. Interantennal process: diverging into two carinae that extend laterally along surface of frons. Number of anteriorly projecting setae on anteclypeus: 6. Color of mandibles in female: basal half black; apical half dark brown. Mandibular teeth in female: ventral tooth larger, but less than 2 times as long as dorsal tooth. Sculpture of ventral gena anterior to genal carina: row of areolae. Sculpture of ventral gena posterior to genal carina: areolate. Shape of anteclypeus: striplike, straight to slightly convex.
Legs: Color of legs: brown, tarsi and distal portion of tibiae yellow.
Mesosoma: Sculpture of dorsal pronotum: areolate. Color of setae on the dorsal mesosoma: yellow. Sculpture of medial mesoscutum: areolate. Sculpture of lateral mesoscutum: same as medial mesoscutum with a subtle confusion of sculptural elements. Notaulus in female: absent. Parapsidal line: delimited. Sculpture of scutellum: areolate. Median furrow on scutellum: present as a weak indentation. Posterior margin of scutellum: emarginate. Outer projection of the propodeum: present as distinct corner or posteriorly projecting spine. Posterior margin of propodeal shelf between inner and outer propodeal projections in female: concave. Sculpture of ventral pronotum: foveate reticulate, becoming smooth at anterolateral corner. Anterior pronotal pit: large. Pronotal cervical sulcus: well defined by contiguous punctures. Mesepimeral sulcus: indicated by dorsoventral line of foveae, crenulate. Sculpture of femoral depression in female: transversely striate throughout, finely foveate throughout. Mesopleural carina: present as one or two carinae. Sculpture of ventral mesepisternum: foveate. Pilosity of metapleural triangle in female: present as many short fine white setae. Sculpture of ventral area of metapleuron: foveate reticulate.
Metasoma: Submarginal ridge on T1: percurrent, well-defined. Sublateral carina on T2: percurrent. Sculpture of T2–T3: longitudinally strigose with rugose interstices. Sculpture of T4: longitudinally strigose. Sculpure of T5: longitudinally strigose. Shape of subapical T6 in female in dorsal view: trapezoidal, basal width twice the apical width. Longitudinal medial keel on S1: absent. Sculpture of medial S2 in female: punctate reticulate. Sculpture of medial S3 in female: effaced to smooth. Sculpture of medial S4 in female: effaced to smooth. Sculpture of medial S5 in female: effaced to smooth. Sculpture of lateral S3 in female: punctate crenulate. Sculpture of lateral S4 in female: punctate crenulate. Sculpture of lateral S5 in female: punctate crenulate. Sculpture of marginal depression of S2 in female: rugulose. Sculpture of marginal depression of S3 in female: mostly smooth, with scattered punctures or shallow rugulae. Sculpture of marginal depression of S4 in female: mostly smooth with scattered punctures or shallow rugulae. Sculpture of marginal depression of S5 in female: mostly smooth with scattered punctures. Apical spine on S6 in female: extending beyond apex of T6 and visible in dorsal view.