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DescriptionGeneral: Body length of female: 2.42 mm (n=1). Body color: black.
Antenna: Color of antennae in female: dark brown to black throughout. 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: indicated by a small round depression. Transverse rugae at vertex: present. Sculpture of posterior vertex: areolate. Sculpture of occipital rim: areolate. Interantennal process: extended dorsally into medial fl ange, fl ange reaching from near apex of interantennal process to 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: teeth of equal size. 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: mostly smooth, with sparse small punctures. Shape of anteclypeus: striplike, straight to slightly convex.
Legs: Color of legs: dark brown, tarsi and distal portion of tibiae light brown.
Mesosoma: Sculpture of dorsal pronotum: shallowly areolate. Color of setae on the dorsal mesosoma: yellow. Sculpture of medial mesoscutum: shallowly areolate, becoming smooth posteriorly. Sculpture of lateral mesoscutum: smooth throughout. Notaulus in female: absent. Parapsidal line: delimited. Sculpture of scutellum: areolate. Median furrow on scutellum: absent. Posterior margin of scutellum: deeply notched. 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: obliterated. Anterior pronotal pit: absent. Pronotal cervical sulcus: poorly defi ned. Mesepimeral sulcus: indicated by a row of faint and shallow depressions. Sculpture of femoral depression in female: smooth throughout. Mesopleural carina: absent. Sculpture of ventral mesepisternum: smooth. Pilosity of metapleural triangle in female: present as many short fi ne white setae. Sculpture of ventral area of metapleuron: smooth.
Metasoma: Submarginal ridge on T1: percurrent, well-defi ned. Sublateral carina on T2: present in anterior half. Sculpture of T2–T3: weakly rugulose. Sculpture of T4: weakly rugulose. Sculpure of T5: weakly rugulose. 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: eff aced to smooth. Sculpture of medial S4 in female: eff aced to smooth. Sculpture of medial S5 in female: longitudinally strigose. Sculpture of lateral S3 in female: smooth. Sculpture of lateral S4 in female: rugulose. Sculpture of lateral S5 in female: longitudinally strigose. Sculpture of marginal depression of S2 in female: fi nely punctate throughout. Sculpture of marginal depression of S3 in female: fi nely punctate throughout. Sculpture of marginal depression of S4 in female: rugulose. Sculpture of marginal depression of S5 in female: rugulose. Apical spine on S6 in female: extending beyond apex of T6 and visible in dorsal view.