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General: Body length of female: 3-3.2 mm (n=5). Body color: head and mesosoma black; metasoma dark brown to black.
Antenna: Color of antennae in female: dark brown to black throughout, A1–A6 yellow; A7–A12 dark brown to black. Seta on pedicel of antenna in female: present, reaching past apex of A3.
Head: Color of setae on the head: white. Sculpture of dorsal frons between frontal carina and median ocellus: coarsely foveate. Preocellar pit in females: indicated by a small round depression, present as a distinct pit. Transverse rugae at vertex: present. Sculpture of posterior vertex: coarsely foveate. Sculpture of occipital rim: areolate. Interantennal process: with semiparallel carinae dorsally that do not extend laterally onto frons. Number of anteriorly projecting setae on anteclypeus: 6. Color of mandibles in female: yellow throughout with teeth brown, dark brown throughout. Mandibular teeth in female: teeth of equal size, ventral tooth larger, but less than 2 times as long as dorsal tooth. Sculpture of ventral gena anterior to genal carina: row of shallow areolae with reduced ridges between cells. Sculpture of ventral gena posterior to genal carina: coarsely and irregularly punctate. Shape of anteclypeus: striplike, straight to slightly convex.
Legs: Color of legs: coxae brown, legs otherwise yellow, coxae dark brown, femora light brown, tibiae and tarsi yellow.
Mesosoma: Sculpture of dorsal pronotum: areolate. Color of setae on the dorsal mesosoma: white. 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: absent, 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. Sculpture of femoral depression in female: smooth throughout, finely foveate throughout. Mesopleural carina: present as one or two carinae, weakly defined by fine ridges. 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, with slightly appressed ridges. Sculpture of dorsal propodeum (removed from use): with large cells medially.
Metasoma: Submarginal ridge on T1: percurrent, well-defined. Sublateral carina on T2: absent, present in anterior half. Sculpture of T2–T3: reticulate rugose. Sculpture of T4: longitudinally strigose. Sculpure of T5: longitudinally strigose. Shape of subapical T6 in female in dorsal view: short, width along anterior margin at least three times the length. 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: foveolate, punctate crenulate. Sculpture of lateral S4 in female: longitudinally strigose, punctate crenulate. Sculpture of lateral S5 in female: reticulate rugose, longitudinally strigose. Sculpture of marginal depression of S2 in female: mostly smooth, with scattered punctures or shallow rugulae. 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, rugulose. Sculpture of marginal depression of S5 in female: rugulose, mostly smooth with scattered punctures. Apical spine on S6 in female: extending beyond apex of T6 and visible in dorsal view.

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